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Stercorarius longicaudus (Long-tailed Jaeger)

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Wikipedia Abstract

The long-tailed jaeger (Stercorarius longicaudus), known as the long-tailed skua outside the Americas, is a seabird in the skua family Stercorariidae.
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Infraspecies

EDGE Analysis

Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0) 
9
 Unique (100)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Similiar & Secure (0) 
27
 Unique & Vulnerable (100)
ED Score: 7.34166
EDGE Score: 2.12126

Attributes

Adult Weight [1]  288 grams
Birth Weight [3]  39.2 grams
Female Weight [1]  307 grams
Male Weight [1]  270 grams
Weight Dimorphism [1]  13.7 %
Breeding Habitat [2]  Arctic tundra, Alpine tundra
Wintering Geography [2]  Widespread Oceans
Wintering Habitat [2]  Pelagic
Diet [4]  Carnivore (Invertebrates), Carnivore (Vertebrates), Frugivore
Diet - Endothermic [4]  60 %
Diet - Fruit [4]  10 %
Diet - Invertibrates [4]  30 %
Forages - Ground [4]  100 %
Clutch Size [6]  2
Global Population (2017 est.) [2]  1,700,000
Incubation [5]  23 days
Maximum Longevity [5]  14 years
Migration [7]  Intercontinental
Speed [8]  30.422 MPH (13.6 m/s)
Wing Span [8]  39 inches (1 m)

Ecoregions

Protected Areas

Important Bird Areas

Prey / Diet

Dicrostonyx groenlandicus (northern collared lemming)[9]
Dicrostonyx torquatus (Arctic lemming)[10]
Lemmus sibiricus (brown lemming)[10]
Microtus miurus (singing vole)[11]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Consumers

Parasitized by 
Aploparaksis borealis[12]
Diplostomum commutatum[12]
Diplostomum repandum <Unverified Name>[12]
Diplostomum volvens[12]

Range Map

Distribution

North America; Oceania;

External References

Photos

Citations

Attributes / relations provided by
1Wiley, R. H and D. S. Lee. 1998. Long-tailed Jaeger, Stercorarius longicaudus. in The Birds of North America, No. 365 (A. Poole and F. Gill, eds.). The Birds of North America, Inc. Philadelphia, Pa.
2Partners in Flight Avian Conservation Assessment Database, version 2017. Accessed on January 2018.
3Terje Lislevand, Jordi Figuerola, and Tamás Székely. 2007. Avian body sizes in relation to fecundity, mating system, display behavior, and resource sharing. Ecology 88:1605
4Hamish Wilman, Jonathan Belmaker, Jennifer Simpson, Carolina de la Rosa, Marcelo M. Rivadeneira, and Walter Jetz. 2014. EltonTraits 1.0: Species-level foraging attributes of the world's birds and mammals. Ecology 95:2027
5de Magalhaes, J. P., and Costa, J. (2009) A database of vertebrate longevity records and their relation to other life-history traits. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 22(8):1770-1774
6Jetz W, Sekercioglu CH, Böhning-Gaese K (2008) The Worldwide Variation in Avian Clutch Size across Species and Space PLoS Biol 6(12): e303. doi:10.1371/journal.pbio.0060303
7Myers, P., R. Espinosa, C. S. Parr, T. Jones, G. S. Hammond, and T. A. Dewey. 2006. The Animal Diversity Web (online). Accessed February 01, 2010 at animaldiversity.org
8Alerstam T, Rosén M, Bäckman J, Ericson PGP, Hellgren O (2007) Flight Speeds among Bird Species: Allometric and Phylogenetic Effects. PLoS Biol 5(8): e197. doi:10.1371/journal.pbio.0050197
9OLIVIER GILG1, BENOÎT SITTLER, AND ILKKA HANSKI, WILL COLLARED LEMMINGS AND THEIR PREDATORS BE THE FIRST VERTEBRATES TO “FALL OVER THE CLIFF” IN GREENLAND DUE TO GLOBAL CLIMATE CHANGES? Gyrfalcons and Ptarmigan in a Changing World – Conference Proceedings 2011, p. 131-132
10Predator–prey relationships: arctic foxes and lemmings, Anders Angerbjorn, Magnus Tannerfeldt and Sam Erlinge, Journal of Animal Ecology, Volume 68, Issue 1, Pages 34-49
11Microtus miurus (Rodentia: Cricetidae), F. RUSSELL COLE AND DON E. WILSON, MAMMALIAN SPECIES 42(855):75–89 (2010)
12Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 WWF WildFINDER
Protected Areas provided by Biological Inventories of the World's Protected Areas in cooperation between the Information Center for the Environment at the University of California, Davis and numerous collaborators.
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