Long-Tailed Skua

Long-Tailed Skua

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. 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 at about 38cm length, excluding the elongated central tail feathers of the summer adult, which can add another 20cm or so.This species breeds in the high Arctic of Eurasia and North America, with major populations in Russia, Alaska and Canada and smaller populations around the rest of the Arctic. It is a migrant, wintering in the south Atlantic and Pacific. Passage juvenile birds sometimes hunt small prey in ploughed fields or golf-courses, and are typically quite fearless of humans.show more

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  • Paperback | 60 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 4mm | 100g
  • Loc Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136544881
  • 9786136544885