Definition of Catharacta skua

1. Noun. Large brown skua of the northern Atlantic.

Exact synonyms: Great Skua
Generic synonyms: Bonxie, Skua



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Catharacta Skua

Catarrhina
Catasetum
Catasetum macrocarpum
Catawba
Catawban
Catawbas
Catch-22
Cate
Catenabacterium
Cath
Catha
Catha edulis
Cathal
Cathar
Catharacta
Catharacta skua
Catharanthus
Catharanthus alkaloids
Catharanthus roseus
Cathari
Catharine
Catharism
Catharist
Cathars
Cathartes
Cathartes aura
Cathartidae
Cathay
Cathaya
Cathayan

Literary usage of Catharacta skua

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1. The Auk: Quarterly Journal of Ornithology by American Ornithologists' Union, Nuttall Ornithological Club (1920)
"32), because the latter has for its type, by subsequent designation of Reichenbach 1851, catharacta skua, Brünnich, and, furthermore, is not preoccupied by ..."

2. Illustrations of British Ornithology by Prideaux John Selby (1833)
"Br. Anim. 1. 137. No. 221. Larus Cataractes, iinn-Syst. 1. 226. 11—Gmcl. Syst. 1. 603 Larf*. Ind. Orn. 2. 818. sp. 12. catharacta skua, Brunn. No. 125. ..."

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