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A Long-tailed Skua in profile on the wing
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Image details:  
Image Description: A Long-tailed Skua in profile on the wing
Image notes: This is taken during the autumn passage past Shetland.
Species in Image: Long-Tailed Skua
Old Haa Image Reference Number: btc01012

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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