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Species profile—Stercorarius antarcticus (brown skua)

Classification

Animalia (animals) → Aves (birds) → StercorariidaeStercorarius antarcticus (brown skua)

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Species details

Kingdom
Animalia (animals)
Class
Aves (birds)
Family
Stercorariidae
Scientific name
Stercorarius antarcticus Brunnich, 1764
Common name
brown skua
WildNet taxon ID
1917
Synonym(s)
Catharacta skua
Catharacta skua lonnbergi
Catharacta antarctica lonnbergi
Catharacta lonnbergi
Stercorarius antarcticus lonnbergi
Stercorarius lonnbergi
Catharacta antarctica
Alternate name(s)
great skua
Nature Conservation Act 1992 (NCA) status
Least concern
Back on Track (BoT) status
Low
Conservation significant
No
Endemicity
Native
Pest status
Nil
Species environment
Marine & Terrestrial

Other resources

Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums (OZCAM)
Atlas of Living Australia

Data source

This profile data is sourced from the QLD Wildlife Data API using the Get species by ID function used under CC-By 4.0
https://apps.des.qld.gov.au/species/?op=getspeciesbyid&taxonid=1917

This information is sourced from the WildNet database managed by the Queensland Department of Environment and Science.

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Licence
Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)
Last updated
7 September 2021
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