Great Skua Stercorarius skua (Br√ľnnich, 1764)

Order: Charadriiformes Family: Stercorariidae Status: Vagrant to Madeira

Great Skua Stercorarius skua

Recommended birdwatching sea trips to watch this seabird

Bird, dolphin and whale watching trip
Zino’s Petrel Pelagic Expedition

Great Skua Stercorarius skua

Stercorarius skua Biometrics

Wingspan: 135 - 145 cm (Beaman & Madge, 2011)
Total length: 53 - 58 cm (Beaman & Madge, 2011)
Weight: 1.2 - 2 kg (Hume, 2002)

Great Skua Stercorarius skua

Status

Madeira local status by Romano et al, 2010: Frequent
Madeira local status by Zino et al, 1995: Occasional
Conservation status by the IUCN Red List Categories, 2013: Least Concern ver 3.1

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