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  Arctic Jaeger (Stercorarius parasiticus)

Arctic Jaeger | Stercorarius parasiticus photo
Arctic Jaeger (Stercorarius parasiticus)

Image by Art Sowls, Fish and Wildlife Service - License: Public Domain.    (view image details)

Arctic Jaeger | Stercorarius parasiticus photo
Arctic Jaeger, Iceland

Image by M.Buschmann - Some rights reserved.    (view image details)

ARCTIC JAEGER FACTS

distribution map showing range of Stercorarius parasiticus in Australia

Map is from Atlas of Living Australia website at http://biocache.ala.org.au licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia License




Classification
Class:Aves
Order:Charadriiformes
Family:Laridae
Genus:Stercorarius
Species:parasiticus
Common Name:Arctic Jaeger

Relatives in same Genus
  Brown Skua (S. antarcticus)
  Long-tailed Jaeger (S. longicaudus)
  South Polar Skua (S. maccormicki)
  Pomarine Jaeger (S. pomarinus)