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Long-tailed Skua (Stercorarius longicaudus)

 
 

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10 reports returned.

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Varanger, Norway
09/07/16
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Balcomie, Fife
19/09/16 Notable photo
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Ainsdale, Lancs
21/08/16
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Scilly pelagic, Scilly
21/08/16
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Ainsdale, Lancs
21/08/16
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Ribble Estuary, Lancs
21/08/16
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Ribble Estuary, Lancs
21/08/16
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Scilly pelagic, Scilly
01/08/16
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Scilly pelagic, Scilly
01/08/16
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Varanger, Norway
09/07/16
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undisclosed site, Norway
10/07/16
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Fishtown of Usan, Angus/Dundee
29/05/16
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undisclosed site, Sweden
03/06/13
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Salthouse, Norfolk
10/09/15
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Salthouse, Norfolk
10/09/15
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Salthouse, Norfolk
10/09/15
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Salthouse, Norfolk
10/09/15
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Scilly pelagic, Scilly
09/08/15
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Scilly pelagic, Scilly
09/08/15
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Scilly pelagic, Scilly
08/08/15
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Scilly pelagic, Scilly
08/08/15
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Ifjordjellet pass, Norway
28/06/15
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Scilly pelagic, Scilly
23/08/15
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Scilly pelagic, Scilly
23/08/15
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Scilly pelagic, Scilly
23/08/15

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hide section European breeding populations (6)

Long-tailed Skua breeds in the following countries (Bird News Extra subscribers will see population statistics and information on trends for each country, and a map of population densities):

Finland
Greenland
Norway
Russia
Svalbard
Sweden

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Sun 12/07/15
Exceptional skua passage in the Outer Hebrides, May 2015
Exceptional skua passage in the Outer Hebrides, May 2015
David Campbell summarises the extraordinary passage of Long-tailed and Pomarine Skuas in the Outer Hebrides this spring.  read on read on
Sat 31/01/09
Scillonian Skua
Scillonian Skua
Ross Ahmed presents a short note on the identification of tricky sub-adult skuas.  read on read on
Thu 20/09/07
Focus On: When the Wind Blows: A Fresh Look at Long-tailed Skuas
Focus On When the Wind Blows
Brush up on the subtleties of juvenile Long-tailed Skua identification. John McLoughlin provides an insight into what to look for.  read on read on
Fri 06/10/06 Webzine subscribers only
Photospot: Juvenile Long-tailed Skua
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Juvenile Long-tailed Skua can be a tricky species to identify, whether seen at distance on a seawatch or at close quarters on an inland field. A couple of birds have been well photographed recently, allowing close scrutiny of the id features from Arctic Skua.  log in log in
Thu 29/06/06 Webzine subscribers only
Photospot: Long-tailed Skua
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Many seawatchers rate adult Long-tailed Skuas amongst their favourite birds, whilst those yet to see one rank it high on their 'most wanted' list. Graham Catley has recently being enjoying adults on their breeding grounds in arctic Norway, which presented superb photographic opportunities.  log in log in
Fri 19/04/02
Searching for Pirates: Spring skuas and where to see them
Searching for Pirates
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