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Long-tailed Jaegers in Western Nebraska
Nebraska Bird Review
  • Stephen J. Dinsmore, Iowa State University
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“Long-tailed Jaegers in Western Nebraska” from Nebraska Bird Review (September 2009) 77(3).


Copyright 2009 Nebraska Ornithologists’ Union. Used by permission.


The Long-tailed Jaeger is an accidental migrant in Nebraska with just one accepted record through the mid-1990s. Based on records from adjacent states, especially Colorado (Andrews and Righter 1992) and Wyoming (Faulkner 2010), the species is probably more frequent than these records indicate, and its status is further complicated by possible confusion with Pomarine and Parasitic jaegers. In this article I report details of four records of Long-tailed Jaegers in western Nebraska and comment on the species' identification and status in the state.

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Stephen J. Dinsmore. "Long-tailed Jaegers in Western Nebraska" (2009)
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