WoRMS name details

Catharacta skua Brünnich, 1764

137170  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:137170)

 unaccepted
Species
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Brünnich, M. T. (1764). Ornithologia Borealis. <em>Hafnia. Zool.</em> 76., available online at http://reader.digitale-sammlungen.de/en/fs1/object/display/bsb10306825_00005.html
page(s): 33 [details]  OpenAccess publication 
Description Wing length: 39-43 cm. Plumage: above mottled dark brown; below cinnamon brown; flight feathers blackish brown; white...  
Description Wing length: 39-43 cm. Plumage: above mottled dark brown; below cinnamon brown; flight feathers blackish brown; white patches at base of primaries on both surfaces. Immature like adult, but less distinct. Bare parts: iris brown; bill blackish grey; feet and legs blackish grey. Habitat: pelagic. Uncommon palearctic migrant. <389><391><393> [details]

Distribution North America; range extends throughout the Canadian Atlantic  
Distribution North America; range extends throughout the Canadian Atlantic [details]

Distribution circum-arctic  
Distribution circum-arctic [details]
WoRMS (2018). Catharacta skua Brünnich, 1764. Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=137170 on 2018-10-19
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original description Brünnich, M. T. (1764). Ornithologia Borealis. <em>Hafnia. Zool.</em> 76., available online at http://reader.digitale-sammlungen.de/en/fs1/object/display/bsb10306825_00005.html
page(s): 33 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

basis of record van der Land, J. (2001). Tetrapoda, <B><I>in</I></B>: Costello, M.J. <i>et al.</i> (Ed.) (2001). <i>European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels,</i> 50: pp. 375-376 (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Banks, R.C., R.W. McDiarmid, and A.L. Gardner. 1987. Checklist of vertebrates of the United States, the U.S. Territories, and Canada. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Resource Publication No. 166. 79 p. [details]   

additional source Robbins, C. S. (1983). Golden field Guide to Birds of North America. Golden press. 360p. [details]   

additional source Grand Manan Whale and Seabird Research Station., available online at http://www.gmwsrs.org/main.htm [details]   

additional source Linkletter, L. E. (1977). A checklist of marine fauna and flora of the Bay of Fundy. <em>Huntsman Marine Laboratory, St. Andrews, N.B.</em> 68: p. [details]   

additional source Peterson, R.T.; Peterson, V.M. (2002). A field guide to the birds of eastern and central North America. <em>Fifth Edition.</em> Peterson Field Guide Series. Houghton Mifflin Company. New York. 427 p. [details]   

additional source Squires, H.J. 1990. Decapod Crustacea of the Atlantic coast of Canada. Canadian Bulletin of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 221. 532 p. [details]   

additional source Urban, E.K., C.H. Fry & S. Keith (1986). The Birds of Africa, Volume II. Academic Press, London. [details]   

additional source Muller, Y. (2004). Faune et flore du littoral du Nord, du Pas-de-Calais et de la Belgique: inventaire. [Coastal fauna and flora of the Nord, Pas-de-Calais and Belgium: inventory]. <em>Commission Régionale de Biologie Région Nord Pas-de-Calais: France.</em> 307 pp., available online at http://www.vliz.be/imisdocs/publications/145561.pdf [details]   

additional source King, C.M.; Roberts, C.D.; Bell, B.D.; Fordyce, R.E.; Nicoll, R.S.; Worthy, T.H.; Paulin, C.D.; Hitchmough, R.A.; Keyes, I.W.; Baker, A.N.; Stewart, A.L.; Hiller, N.; McDowall, R.M.; Holdaway, R.N.; McPhee, R.P.; Schwarzhans, W.W.; Tennyson, A.J.D.; Rust, S.; Macadie, I. (2009). Phylum Chordata: lancelets, fishes, amphibians, reptiles, birds, mammals, in: Gordon, D.P. (Ed.) (2009). New Zealand inventory of biodiversity: 1. Kingdom Animalia: Radiata, Lophotrochozoa, Deuterostomia. pp. 431-554. [details]   

additional source Liu J.Y. [Ruiyu] (ed.). (2008). Checklist of marine biota of China seas. <em>China Science Press.</em> 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS). , available online at http://www.itis.gov [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Description Wing length: 39-43 cm. Plumage: above mottled dark brown; below cinnamon brown; flight feathers blackish brown; white patches at base of primaries on both surfaces. Immature like adult, but less distinct. Bare parts: iris brown; bill blackish grey; feet and legs blackish grey. Habitat: pelagic. Uncommon palearctic migrant. <389><391><393> [details]

Dimensions Length: 23" (58 cm); Wingspan: 55" (140 cm) [details]

Distribution North America; range extends throughout the Canadian Atlantic [details]

Distribution circum-arctic [details]

Remark Forms a superspecies with C. maccormicki [details]

Reproduction Breeds in Iceland, the Faeroes, Shetlands, and Orkneys, and a separate population Breeds in New Zealand, on Antarctica, and on many islands in the southern hemisphere. Ranges over the northernand southern oceans. [details]
LanguageName 
Dutch grote jager  [details]
English great skuabrown skuabonxie  [details]
French grand labbe  [details]
German Skuagroße Raubmöwe  [details]
Lithuanian didysis plėšikas  [details]
Modern Greek (1453-) Τρανοληστόγλαρος  [details]
Polish wydrzyk wielki  [details]
Slovenian velika govnačka  [details]
Spanish págalo grande  [details]
Turkish büyük korsan martıbuyuk korsan marti  [details]