arctic skua


arctic skua
noun
a variety of jaeger
Hypernyms: ↑jaeger
Member Holonyms: ↑Stercorarius, ↑genus Stercorarius

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noun
Usage: often capitalized A

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arctic skua,
= parasitic jaeger. (Cf.parasitic jaeger)

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  • Skua — Taxobox name = Skuas image caption = Pomarine Skua image width = 250px regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Aves ordo = Charadriiformes familia = Stercorariidae familia authority = Gray, 1871 genus = Stercorarius genus authority =… …   Wikipedia

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  • Great Skua — Taxobox name = Great Skua status = LC | status system = IUCN3.1 regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Aves ordo = Charadriiformes familia = Stercorariidae genus = Stercorarius species = S. skua binomial = Stercorarius skua binomial… …   Wikipedia

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