LONG-TAILED JAEGER

(Stercorarius longicaudus)

Also known as Long-tailed Skua

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Roberts VI / VII 308 / 311
Clements 2000 66.0070
Howard & Moore 2
(CBOS 5)
60-7

 

A medium bird (41 to 49 cm), breeding in the northern Holarctic, and migrating to the southern Atlantic and Pacific oceans. It is found off the west coast of southern Africa, where it is a fairly common non breeding migrant.
 It lives off fish

 

List of Stamps showing Long-tailed Jaeger

 Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

Antigua 2765   1998 75c
Gambia 2749mb   1997 23d
Greenland 0176  0200 1988 7k50
Guyana 4521   1995 $200
Sierra Leone 1154 1110 1988 Le30
Sierra Leone 3358   2000 Le1000