Charadriiformes

Skuas (Stercorariidae)

HBW 3, p. 556

  • Medium-sized to large gull-like piratical and predatory seabirds, with strong bill and plumage generally brown, or brown and white.
  • Cosmopolitan in all oceans, but mainly at high latitudes.
  • Predominantly marine, but also inhabits tundra.
  • 2 genera, 7 species, 10 taxa.
  • No species threatened; none extinct since 1600.
  • 7
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2 genera, 7 species

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6 species (86%)
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