Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Skuas and Jaegers :: Chilean Skua
Chilean Skua Stercorarius chilensis
Described by: Bonaparte (1857)
Alternate common name(s): None known by website authors
Old scientific name(s): Catharacta chilensis
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RangeS. South America;
Breeds along the coasts of s. Chile from Arauco (Plage de la Serena) to Tierra del Fuego and Cape Horn and s. Argentina (Ushuaia).
Disperses n. along both coasts of South America to Peru and Ecuador(?) along the Pacific coast and to n. Argentina and Brazil (Bahia) along the Atlantic coast.
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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
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