WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCatharacta skua Brünnich, 1764

137170

urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:137170

Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted
Species
marine
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Wing length: 39-43 cm. Plumage: above mottled...  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription 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]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution North America; range extends throughout the...  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution North America; range extends throughout the Canadian Atlantic [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution circum-arctic  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution circum-arctic [details]
Adriaens, P. (2011). Catharacta skua Brünnich, 1764. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=137170 on 2017-11-20

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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
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basis of record van der Land, J. (2001). Tetrapoda, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). 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, 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. Huntsman Marine Laboratory, St. Andrews, N.B. 68: p. [details]   

additional source Peterson, R.T. and V.M. Peterson. 2002. A field guide to the birds of eastern and central North America. Fifth Edition. Peterson Field Guide Series. Houghton Mifflin Company. New York. 427 p.  [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]. Commission Régionale de Biologie Région Nord Pas-de-Calais: France. 307 pp., available online at http://www.vliz.be/imisdocs/publications/145561.pdf [details]   

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

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription 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]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDimensions Length: 23" (58 cm); Wingspan: 55" (140 cm) [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution North America; range extends throughout the Canadian Atlantic [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution circum-arctic [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRemark Forms a superspecies with C. maccormicki [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorReproduction 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 Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgrote jager  [details]
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgreat skuaUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbrown skuaUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbonxie  [details]
French Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgrand labbe  [details]
German Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSkuaUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgroße Raubmöwe  [details]
Lithuanian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editordidysis plėšikas  [details]
Modern Greek (1453-) Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorΤρανοληστόγλαρος  [details]
Polish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorwydrzyk wielki  [details]
Slovenian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorvelika govnačka  [details]
Spanish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpágalo grande  [details]
Turkish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbüyük korsan martıUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbuyuk korsan marti  [details]