Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Chordata > Subphylum Vertebrata > Superclass Gnathostomata > Superclass Tetrapoda > Class Aves > Order Charadriiformes > Family Stercorariidae > Genus Stercorarius

Stercorarius longicaudus Vieillot, 1819

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

StercorariusBrisson, 1760accepted genus name

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 Bokmål (Norwegian): fjelljo sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Danish: lille kjove sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Dutch: kleinste jager sources: Cattrijsse, A.; Vincx, M. (2001). Biodiversity of the benthos and the avifauna of the Belgian coastal waters: summary of data collected between 1970 and 1998. Sustainable Management of the North Sea. Federal Office for Scientific, Technical and Cultural Affairs: Brussel, Belgium. 48 pp.
 English: long-tailed jaeger; long-tailed skua sources: North-West Atlantic Ocean species (NWARMS);UNESCO-IOC Register of Marine Organisms
 English-United States: Long-tailed Skua sources: Charles Hussey
 French: labbe à longue queue sources: Muller, Y. (2004). Faune et flore du littoral du Nord, du Pas-de-Calais et de la Belgique: inventaire. [Coastal fauna and flora of the Nord, Pas-de-Calais and Belgium: inventory]. Commission Régionale de Biologie Région Nord Pas-de-Calais: France. 307 pp.
 Gaelic: meirleach earrfhada sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Galician: Meirleach earrfhada
 German: Falkenraubmöwe sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Greek: Βελονοληστόγλαρος sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Irish: Meirleach earrfhada sources: Nash, Roisin (FaEu - Ecological Consultancy Services Ltd (Ecoserve))
 Israel (Hebrew): חמסן זנבתן sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Lithuanian: ilgauodegis plėšikas sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Norwegian Bokmål: fjelljo sources: Nouv. Dict. Hist. Nat. 32 p. 157
 Norwegian Nynorsk: fjelljo sources: Nouv. Dict. Hist. Nat. 32 p. 157
 Nynorsk (Norwegian): fjelljo sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Polish: wydrzyk długosterny sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Slovenian: dolgorepa govnačka sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Spanish, Castillian: Págalo rabero sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Swedish: fjällabb sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Turkish: uzun kuyruklu korsan martı; uzunkuyruklu Korsan Marti sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Ukrainian: Поморник довгохвостий sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Welsh: sgiwen lostfain

Literature

basis of record

van der Land, J. (2001). Tetrapoda, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 375-376

additional source

Field Guide to Birds of North America 1983

additional source

Grand Manan Whale and Seabird Research Station.

additional source

Peterson, R.T. and V.M. Peterson. 2002. A field guide to the birds of eastern and central North America. Fifth Edition. Peterson Field Guide Series. Houghton Mifflin Company. New York. 427 p.

additional source

Muller, Y. (2004). Faune et flore du littoral du Nord, du Pas-de-Calais et de la Belgique: inventaire. [Coastal fauna and flora of the Nord, Pas-de-Calais and Belgium: inventory]. Commission Régionale de Biologie Région Nord Pas-de-Calais: France. 307 pp.

additional source

Worthy, T. (2009). Aves (Chordata). In: Gordon, D. (Ed.) (2009). New Zealand Inventory of Biodiversity. Volume One: Kingdom Animalia. 584 pp

additional source

Squires, H.J. 1990. Decapod Crustacea of the Atlantic coast of Canada. Canadian Bulletin of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 221. 532 p.

additional source

Linkletter, L.E. 1977. A checklist of marine fauna and flora of the Bay of Fundy. Huntsman Marine Laboratory, St. Andrews, N.B. 68 p.

additional source

ITIS database

additional source

Gallardo, J. C., V. Macías, and E. Velarde. 2009. Birds (Vertebrata: Aves) of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 1321–1342 in Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas A&M Press, College Station, Texas.

additional source

Cattrijsse, A.; Vincx, M. (2001). Biodiversity of the benthos and the avifauna of the Belgian coastal waters: summary of data collected between 1970 and 1998. Sustainable Management of the North Sea. Federal Office for Scientific, Technical and Cultural Affairs: Brussel, Belgium. 48 pp.

additional source

Banks, R.C., R.W. McDiarmid, and A.L. Gardner. 1987. Checklist of vertebrates of the United States, the U.S. Territories, and Canada. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Resource Publication No. 166. 79 p.

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External Links

Link To GBIF
Link To GBIF

Citation

Adriaens, P. (2011). Stercorarius longicaudus Vieillot, 1819. In: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvantidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2012) European Register of Marine Species, accessed through PESI at http://www.eu-nomen.eu/portal/taxon.php?GUID=urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:137171

Drs Cees Roselaar. Stercorarius longicaudus Vieillot, 1819. Accessed through: Fauna Europaea at http://www.faunaeur.org/full_results.php?id=96913

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Occurrence

 Present  Absent  Doubtful  Native  Introduced  Naturalised  Invasive  Managed  No data

Environment


marine

Importance

IUCN:
Red List status LC 2009This species is least concern and is widespread and abundant according to the red list of the International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources.

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2011-04-08 by Drs Cees Roselaar & by Peter Adriaens

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