Great Skua

Stercorarius skua

Order

CHARADRIIFORMES

Family

Skuas and Jaegers (Stercorariidae)

Code 4

GRSK

Code 6

STESKU

ITIS

HEAD

Great Skua Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: All-purpose
  • Eye Color: Dark brown
  • Head pattern: Plain, Streaked
  • Crown Color: Brown streaked with gold and red-brown.
  • Forehead Color: Brown streaked with gold and red-brown.
  • Nape Color: Brown streaked with gold and red-brown.
  • Throat Color: Brown streaked with gold and red-brown.
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

Great Skua Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 56 cm (22 in)
  • Weight: 414 g (14.6 oz)
  • Size: Large (16 - 32 in)
  • Color Primary: Brown
  • Underparts: Brown streaked with gold and red-brown.
  • Upperparts: Brown streaked with gold and red-brown.
  • Back Pattern: Striped or streaked
  • Belly Pattern: Striped or streaked, Solid
  • Breast Pattern: Striped or streaked, Solid

FLIGHT

Great Skua Flight Illustration
  • Flight Pattern: Strong powerful flier.
  • Wingspan Range: 137-150 cm (54-59 in)
  • Wing Shape: Pointed-Wings
  • Tail shape: Squared Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Dark Brown
  • Upper Tail: Brown-black
  • Under Tail: Brown-black
  • Leg Color: Black
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Parts of a Standing bird X
Head Feathers and Markings X
Parts of a Flying bird X