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Bird Sightings : Hebrides : Long-tailed Skua

 

 

Awaiting image for this species

 

 

Long-tailed Skua

Stercorarius longicaudaus

Gaelic: Fàsgadair Stiùireach

 

  • Long-tailed Skua
  • Stercorarius Stiùireach
  • Gaelic: Fàsgadair Mòr
  • WI: Fairly common migrant breeder (100 - 999 breeding pairs), and fairly common passage visitor (occurs in small numbers)

 

Long-tailed Skua records in the Western Isles

Fairly common migrant breeder (100 - 999 breeding pairs), and fairly common passage visitor (occurs in small numbers)
Source: Outer Hebrides Bird Report (2001)

 


The chart below shows how abundant the Long-tailed Skua is during a month or when you are more likely to see it.

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(Source: Outer Hebrides Birds Checklist)

 

 

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