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Family : Stercorariidae

Belong to Order : Charadriiformes
Common Name : Skuas

The family Stercorariidae are, in general, medium to large birds, typically with grey or brown plumage, often with white markings on the wings. They nest on the ground in temperate and arctic regions and are long-distance migrants. There are 7 species worldwide and 4 species which occur in India.

Birds under this Family are :

Biological Name :Common English Name :Photos :Submit

Stercorarius maccormicki

South Polar Skua


Stercorarius pomarinus

Pomarine Skua


Stercorarius parasiticus

Parasitic Jaeger


Catharcta antarctica

Brown Skua


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