Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Skuas and Jaegers :: Pomarine Jaeger
Pomarine Jaeger Stercorarius pomarinus
Described by: Temminck (1815)
Alternate common name(s): Pomarine Skua, Pomatorhine Jaeger
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors
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RangeCircumpolar in the Holarctic;
Breeds in w. and n. Alaska s. to Hooper Bay, n. Canada in the Canadian Arctic islands n. to Melville Is., Bathurst Is., Devon Is., and Baffin Is. s. to ne. Mackenzie, Southampton Is. and n. Quebec, w. Greenland, ne. Europe in n. Russia including Novaya Zemlya and n. Siberia from the Taimyr Peninsula to the Chokotski Peninsula and Anadyrland.
Disperses as far s. as Tierra del Fuego, South Africa, Australia (Western Australia, Northern Territory, South Australia, Victoria, New South Wales (Wollongong), Queensland, Tasmania) and New Zealand.
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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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