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Also known as Follow link Alternate name
Catharacta skua Scientific name
Charadriiformes Order
Stercorariidae Family
 cm. (Wingspan cm) Length
Open cvean, coastal waters, lagoons, estuaries. Range:- Endemic to Habitat
Altitude
Range
 eggs, incubation  days, fledging  days. Clutch
Fish, squid, birds, chicks, eggs, offal. Food  
  Habits
3179 TSN: 176797 - Sub-species World Number
Least Concern Status

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AKA:- Afrikaans: Suidpoolroofmeeu
Asturian: Cágalu
Bulgarian: Скуа
Breton: Ar sparfell-vor bras
Catalan: Paràsit gros
Catalan (Balears): Paràsit gros
Czech: Chaluha velká
Welsh: Gwylan frech, Sgiwen fawr, Ysgiwen fawr, Ysgiwen fwyaf
Danish: Storkjove
German: Grosse Raubmöwe, GroßeRaubmöwe, Skua
Greek: Αετοληστόγλαρος, Πειρατής
English: Bonxie, Brown Skua, Common Skua, Great Jaeger, Great Skua, Northern Jaeger, Northern Skua, Skua, Southern Skua
Esperanto: granda rabmevo
Spanish: Escúa común, Págalo Grande
Spanish (Argentine): Escúa común
Spanish (Colombia): Págalo Grande
Spanish (Mexico): págalo grande
Spanish (Uruguay): Skúa Chilena
Spanish (Venezuela): Salteador Mayor
Estonian: Suuränn
Basque: Paràsit gros
Finnish: Isokihu
Faroese: Skúgvur, Skúvur
French: Grand Labbe, Labbe catharacte
Irish: Meirleach Mór
Gaelic: Bonxie, Fàsgadair Mòr, Fasgadair Mor Tuilleag, Fàsgadan
Galician: Paràsit gros
Manx: Maarliagh Marrey
Hebrew: חמסן גדול, חמסן גדול גמלוני
Hungarian: Nagy halfarkas
Icelandic: Skúmur
Italian: Stercorario maggiore
Japanese: ootouzokukamome
Japanese: オオトウゾクカモメ
Cornish: Gwagel
Latin: Catharacta skua, Catharacta skua skua, Megalestris skua, Stercocarius skua, Stercorarius skua, Stercorarius skua skua
Lithuanian: Didysis plėéikas, Didysis plešikas, Didysis plėšikas
Latvian: Lielā klijkaija
Maori: Hakoakoa
Maltese: Ċiefa Kbira
Dutch: Grote Jager
Norwegian: Storjo
Polish: Skua, Wydrzyk dlugosterny, Wydrzyk długosterny, wydrzyk wielki
Portuguese: dizimeiro, dizimeiro-grande, Gaivota rapineira grande, gaivota-rapineira, gaivota-rapineira-grande, mandrião-antártico, mandrião-chileno, mandrião-do-sul, mandrião-grande, moleiro grande, Moleiro-grande
Portuguese (Brazil): dizimeiro, dizimeiro-grande, gaivota-rapineira, gaivota-rapineira-grande, mandrião-antártico, mandrião-chileno, mandrião-do-sul, Mandrião-grande, moleiro-grande
Romansh: muetta gronda
Russian: Большой поморник, Поморник большой
Northern Sami: Áhpeháskil
Slovak: pomorník skua, pomorník velký , pomorník veľký
Slovenian: velika govnacka, velika govnačka
Swedish: Storlabb
Turkish: Büyük Korsan Martı, Büyük Korsanmartı, büyük korsanmarty
Ukrainian: Великий поморник, Поморник великий
Chinese: 中贼鸥, 北贼鸥

Sub-species

Catharacta skua
Catharacta skua antarctica
Catharacta skua chilensis
Catharacta skua lonnbergi
Catharacta skua skua
 

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