Pomarine Skua

photo by Patrick Coin

Scientific classification

Order

Charadriiformes

Family

Stercorariidae

Subfamily

Stercorarius

Species

pomarinus

Appearance

* Both: a sort with a dark brown plumage and a sort with a light coloured plumage
* The light coloured bird has a black cap. The dark coloured bird has some white spots on the plumage
* Size: 42-50 cm

Habitat

Coastal areas

Countries

Africa
Americas
Asia
Europe
Oceania

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