Long-tailed Skua (Stercorarius longicaudus) - HBW 3, p. 571
French: Labbe à longue queue
Spanish: Págalo Rabero
Other common names: Long-tailed Jaeger
Taxonomy: Stercorarius longicaudus Vieillot, 1819, northern Europe.
Individuals with plumage characteristics of pallescens occasionally occur in nominate race. Two subspecies recognized.
Subspecies and Distribution:
- longicaudus Vieillot, 1819 - Arctic and subarctic uplands of Scandinavia and Russia E to delta of R Lena; winters in subantarctic and offshore S South America and S Africa.
- pallescens Løppenthin, 1932 - Arctic Greenland, North America and Siberia E of delta of R Lena; winters in subantarctic and offshore S South America and S Africa.
- Least Concern Enlarge map
VideosSee all 9 videos
- 4.6 An adult in br... Russia, Jun 2008 Laurent Demongin
- 4.6 An adult in br... Russia, Jul 2008 Laurent Demongin
- 4.2 Calling to ano... USA (Unite..., Jul 2011 Wayne Hall
- 4 Several shots ... Russia, Jun 2008 Laurent Demongin
- 3.6 Adult bird in ... USA (Unite..., Jul 2008 Marc de Bont
- 3.5 An adult in br... Russia, Jul 2008 Laurent Demongin
PhotosSee all 17 photos
- 4.5 Stercorarius l... Spain, Aug 2012 Ricardo Rodriguez
- 4.2 Juvenile Netherland..., Sep 2008 Paul Cools
- 4.2 An adult sitti... Russia, Jul 2010 Laurent Demongin
- 4.1 Long-tailed Ja... Canada, Jul 2011 Ken Simonite
- 4.1 Standing in th... Canada, Jul 2011 Ken Simonite
- 4 An adult in br... Russia, Jun 2008 Laurent Demongin
A pair alarming near the nest Locality Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Okrug, Eastern Russia, Russia
Laurent Demongin 11 July 2010 2 years ago 4.5
An adult alarming near the nest Locality Pyasina Delta, Taymyr Peninsula, Krasnoyarsk Krai, Eastern Russia, Russia
Laurent Demongin 6 July 2008 3 years ago 4
A couple in aerial display, deffending their nest from a third bird Locality Svalbard Islands, Svalbard Islands and Jan Mayen
Santiago Imberti 10 July 2012 42 weeks ago 0