Long-tailed Jaeger Stercorarius longicaudus

  • Order: Charadriiformes
  • Family: Stercorariidae
  • Polytypic: 2 subspecies
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Sounds and Vocal Behavior


Usually silent during nonbreeding season. In nesting sites emit a growl vee-veef, also a short crackling geck or a wavering whine ehwewewewe. Song consists of long series of nasal and ascendant notes like a week.

Recommended Citation

Long-tailed Jaeger (Stercorarius longicaudus), In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. retrieved from Neotropical Birds Online: https://neotropical.birds.cornell.edu/Species-Account/nb/species/lotjae