Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Skuas and Jaegers :: Great Skua
Great Skua Stercorarius skua
Described by: Bruennich (1764)
Alternate common name(s): Northern Skua, Skua
Old scientific name(s): Catharacta skua
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RangeNe. Atlantic Ocean;
Iceland (Utherad), Faeroe Is., Shetland Is., Orkney Is., Bear Is. and Spitsbergen, nw. Europe (Faroe, Shetland, Orkney and Bear Is.).
Ranges s. to ne. Canada and United States and into the North Atlantic to the West Indies, ne. South America, w. Europe, w. Mediterranean region and nw. Africa.
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Location unknown - Date unknown Source: Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Location unknown - Date unknown Source: ETI BioInformatics
Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
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