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Long-tailed Skua, Stercorarius longicaudus, Kongsfjord, Svalbard

Long-tailed Skua, Stercorarius longicaudus, Kongsfjord, Svalbard

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Uploaded 14 Nov 2011 by Peter Prokosch
Year: 2011
From collection: Arctic Biodiversity
Taken by: Peter Prokosch
The Long-tailed Skua, Stercorarius longicaudus (known as the Long-tailed Jaeger in North America) is a seabird in the skua family Stercorariidae. This is the smallest of the skua family, distinguishable by its long tail feathers. It breeds in the high Arctic of Eurasia and North America, with major populations in Russia, Alaska and Canada and smaller populations around the restof the Arctic. It is a migrant, wintering in the south Atlantic and Pacific. They nest on dry tundra or higher f ...
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