genus Catharacta

genus Catharacta
noun
skuas
Syn: ↑Catharacta
Hypernyms: ↑bird genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Stercorariidae, ↑family Stercorariidae
Member Meronyms: ↑skua, ↑bonxie

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  • Catharacta — noun skuas • Syn: ↑genus Catharacta • Hypernyms: ↑bird genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Stercorariidae, ↑family Stercorariidae • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • bird genus — noun a genus of birds • Hypernyms: ↑genus • Hyponyms: ↑genus Protoavis, ↑genus Archaeopteryx, ↑genus Archeopteryx, ↑genus Sinornis, ↑genus Ibero mesornis, ↑gen …   Useful english dictionary

  • Stercorariidae — noun jaegers and skuas: • Syn: ↑family Stercorariidae • Hypernyms: ↑bird family • Member Holonyms: ↑Lari, ↑suborder Lari • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Brown Skua — Taxobox name = Brown Skua status = LC | status system = IUCN3.1 image width = 200px regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Aves ordo = Charadriiformes familia = Stercorariidae genus = Catharacta species = C. antarctica binomial =… …   Wikipedia

  • skua — /skyooh euh/, n. 1. Also called bonxie. any of several large brown gull like predatory birds of the genus Catharacta, related to jaegers, esp. C. skua (great skua), of colder waters of both northern and southern seas. 2. Brit. jaeger (def. 1).… …   Universalium

  • bonxie — noun gull like jaeger of northern seas • Syn: ↑skua • Hypernyms: ↑jaeger • Hyponyms: ↑great skua, ↑Catharacta skua • Member Holonyms: ↑Catharacta …   Useful english dictionary

  • Pomarine Skua — Taxobox name = Pomarine Skua status = LC status system = IUCN3.1 regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Aves ordo = Charadriiformes familia = Stercorariidae genus = Stercorarius species = S. pomarinus binomial = Stercorarius pomarinus… …   Wikipedia

  • family Stercorariidae — noun jaegers and skuas: • Syn: ↑Stercorariidae • Hypernyms: ↑bird family • Member Holonyms: ↑Lari, ↑suborder Lari • Member Meronyms: ↑jaeger …   Useful english dictionary

  • Great Skua — Taxobox name = Great Skua status = LC | status system = IUCN3.1 regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Aves ordo = Charadriiformes familia = Stercorariidae genus = Stercorarius species = S. skua binomial = Stercorarius skua binomial… …   Wikipedia

  • South Polar Skua — Taxobox name = South Polar Skua status = LC | status system = IUCN3.1 image width = 250px image caption = A South Polar Skua in Adélie Land regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Aves ordo = Charadriiformes familia = Stercorariidae genus …   Wikipedia

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