Adult Long-tailed Jaeger

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Colouring Grey-brown upper, white breast, black cap
Voice Wailing squeal
Feeds on Lemmings, voles and small birds
Flight Light and erratic
Nesting Ground
Social Small Flocks
Adult Long-tailed Jaeger
Adult Long-tailed Jaeger
Also Known As ..
Long-tailed Skua
Page Last Updated 11/21/2019 4:44:59 AM
Base Information
Sex Both
Age Adult
Status Secure
Order Charadriiformes
Family Stercorariidae
Species Stercorarius longicaudus
Category Skuas
StdName Long-tailed Skua
Vital Statistics
Length 13.8 to 16.1 ins
Weight 8.8 to 15.9 ozs
Wingspan 41.3 to 44.1 ins
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
Region NAYNorth America
Country USYUnited States
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Bird Id - Bird Identification - Adult Long-tailed Jaeger (Species=Stercorarius longicaudus / Standard Name=Long-tailed Skua)