Long-tailed Jaeger

Stercorarius longicaudus

Order

CHARADRIIFORMES

Family

Skuas and Jaegers (Stercorariidae)

Code 4

LTJA

Code 6

STELON

ITIS

HEAD

Long-tailed Jaeger Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: Hooked Seabird
  • Eye Color: Dark brown
  • Head pattern: Capped, Unique pattern
  • Crown Color: Black
  • Forehead Color: Black
  • Nape Color: Black and white or yellow.
  • Throat Color: White
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

Long-tailed Jaeger Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 51-58 cm (20-23 in)
  • Weight: 350 g (12.34 oz)
  • Size: Large (16 - 32 in)
  • Color Primary: White, Gray
  • Underparts: White and gray.
  • Upperparts: Dark Gray
  • Back Pattern: Solid
  • Belly Pattern: Solid
  • Breast Pattern: Solid

FLIGHT

Long-tailed Jaeger Flight Illustration
  • Flight Pattern: Ternlike airy flight with continuous wing beats, a few glides, and numerous dives.
  • Wingspan Range: 76-84 cm (30-33 in)
  • Wing Shape: Pointed-Wings
  • Tail shape: Unique Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Solid
  • Upper Tail: Dark Gray
  • Under Tail: Dark gray
  • Leg Color: Blue-gray
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