Juvenile Long-tailed Skua
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Characteristics
Colouring Brown body with pale bars under tail
Voice Wailing squeal
Feeds on Lemmings, voles and small birds
Flight Light and erratic
Nesting Ground
Social Small Flocks
Juvenile Long-tailed Skua
Juvenile Long-tailed Skua
Also Known As ..
Long-tailed Jaeger
Page Last Updated 21/09/2017 04:16:00
Base Information
Sex Both
Age Juvenile
Status Secure
Order Charadriiformes
Family Stercorariidae
Species Stercorarius longicaudus
Category Skuas
StdName Long-tailed Skua
Vital Statistics
Length 35 to 41 cms
Weight 250 to 450 gms
Wingspan 105 to 112 cms
Lifespan 1 to 10 years
Beak Length Short
Beak Width Medium
Beak Shape General
Tail Length Short
Distribution YCommon RRare VVery Rare NNot Seen
Region EUYEurope
CHYDENESNFRYGBYIER
Region NANNorth America
CANUSN
Country USNUnited States
AZNCANFLNIANKSNMANMINMNNMONOKN
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Bird Id - Bird Identification - Juvenile Long-tailed Skua (Species=Stercorarius longicaudus / Standard Name=Long-tailed Skua)