Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Skuas and Jaegers :: Chilean Skua

Chilean Skua Stercorarius chilensis

Described by: Bonaparte (1857)
Alternate common name(s): None known by website authors
Old scientific name(s): Catharacta chilensis


Tierra del Fuego, Chile - Dec, 2005 © Arthur Grosset  Ushuaia, Argentina - Nov 11, 2004 © Michael G. Shepard  Pacific Ocean off Lima, Peru - Aug, 2009 © Jean-Philippe Paris  Pacific Ocean off Lima, Peru - Aug, 2009 © Jean-Philippe Paris  Ushuaia, Argentina - Feb 9, 2003 © Peter R. Bono 
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S. South America;
Breeds along the coasts of s. Chile from Arauco (Plage de la Serena) to Tierra del Fuego and Cape Horn and s. Argentina (Ushuaia).
Disperses n. along both coasts of South America to Peru and Ecuador(?) along the Pacific coast and to n. Argentina and Brazil (Bahia) along the Atlantic coast.


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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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