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Brown Skua  [Catharacta lonnbergi]
The Brown Skua (Catharacta antarctica) is often referred to as Antarctic Skua (or vice versa); the taxonomy of Skuas is still a matter of dispute. Other names (probably owing to the high level of hybridization in this species) include Southern Great Skua,...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/brown_skua/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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Chilean Skua  [Catharacta chilensis]
The Chilean Skua (Stercorarius chilensis) is a large predatory seabird. While nowhere near the size of birds such as the Wandering Albatross, the Chilean Skua makes up for it in sheer aggression towards other birds. While other skuas plunder the kills of...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/chilean_skua/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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Long-tailed Jaeger  [Stercorarius longicaudus]
The Long-tailed Skua, Stercorarius longicaudus, is a seabird in the skua family Stercorariidae. This is the smallest of the skuas at about 38cm length, excluding the elongated central tail feathers of the summer adult, which can add another 20cm or so. Th...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/long_tailed_jaeger/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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Parasitic Jaeger  [Stercorarius parasiticus]
The Arctic Skua, Stercorarius parasiticus, known as the Parasitic Jaeger in North America, is a seabird in the skua family Stercorariidae. This species breeds in the north of Eurasia and North America, with significant populations as far south as northern...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/parasitic_jaeger/ - Last revised: Jun 15, 2018
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Pomarine Jaeger  [Stercorarius pomarinus]
The Pomarine Skua, Stercorarius pomarinus, known as Pomarine Jaeger in North America, is a seabird in the skua family Stercorariidae. Its relationships are not fully resolved; its mitochondrial DNA is most similar to the Great Skua [Blechschmidt et al., 1...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/pomarine_jaeger/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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South Polar Skua  [Stercorarius maccormicki]
The South Polar Skua, Stercorarius maccormicki, is a large seabird in the skua family Stercorariidae. An older name for this bird is MacCormick's Skua. This species and the other large southern hemisphere skuas, together with Great Skua, are sometimes pla...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/south_polar_skua/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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