South Polar Skua Catharacta maccormicki


del Hoyo, J.; Elliot, A.; Sargatal, J. 1992. Handbook of the Birds of the World, Vol. 1: Ostrich to Ducks. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona, Spain.

Pietz, P. J. 1987. Feeding and nesting ecology of sympatric south polar and brown skuas. The Auk 104: 617-627.

Trillmich, F. 1978. Feeding Territories And Breeding Success Of South Polar Skuas. Auk 95(1): 23-33.

Young, E. C., and Millar, C. D. 1999. Skua (Catharacta sp.) foraging behavior at the Cape Crozier Adélie Penguin (Pygoscelis adeliae) colony, Ross Island, Antarctica, and implications for breeding. Notornis 46: 287–297.

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BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Catharacta maccormicki. Downloaded from on 30/09/2023. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 30/09/2023.