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Long-tailed Skua/Long-tailed Jaeger Stercorarius longicaudus   - Adult
Long-tailed Skua/Long-tailed Jaeger
Photographer : © Jainy Kuriakose
Location :off the coast of Mangalore, Karnataka, India
Date : 4 March 2012
English synonyms:Longtailed Skua, Parasitic Jaeger, Arctic Jaeger, Buffon's Jaeger, Gull-Teaser, Whip-Tail
Bird Family :Stercorariidae - Skuas & Jaegers
Red Data Status :Least Concern
Remarks :On a pelagic organised by the S. A. Husain Memorial Trust.
Karuthedathu, D., (2014) Long-tailed Jaeger Stercorarius longicaudus from the western coast of India: Identification in retrospect. Indian BIRDS 9(3): 6972.