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Long-tailed Skua against a bright sky
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Image details:  
Image Description: Long-tailed Skua against a bright sky
Image notes: Sometimes large numbers of these birds are seen off-shore by fishing boats.
Species in Image: Long-Tailed Skua
Old Haa Image Reference Number: btc01011

General details:  
Common Name Long-Tailed Skua
Latin Name Stercorarius longicaudus
Latin Group Name Charadriiformes
Latin Family Name Stercorariidae
Common Family Name Skuas
Description Scarce passage migrant. Greatest numbers seen in May. This bird breeds in arctic regions, otherwise it spends it's life at sea.
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