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Stercorarius parasiticus (Arctic Skua) is a species of birds in the family skuas. They are native to the Palearctic, The Nearctic, Pacific Ocean, Atlantic Ocean, Arctic Ocean, Oceania continent (Australia, NZ and islands), and Indian Ocean. They are solitary, diurnal carnivores. Individuals can grow to 125 cm. They have parental care (paternal care, female provides care, and pair provides care). They rely on flight to move around.

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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Arctic Skua. View this species on GBIF