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Old Wednesday 15th May 2019, 19:51   #17
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Originally Posted by Farnboro John View Post
As they are traditionally named in English anyway..... I've never called them anything else and I don't know anyone who has

Then I imagine you don't know any Australian or US birders? (Jaeger is used in both countries, per their official checklists.)

(Edit: also the official South African checklist, though I've no idea what common parlance is, and the old Roberts checklist used Skua across the board.)

Last edited by awiner : Wednesday 15th May 2019 at 19:54. Reason: clarification
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