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  Pomarine Jaeger (Stercorarius pomarinus)

Pomarine Jaeger | Stercorarius pomarinus photo
Pomarine Jaeger

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POMARINE JAEGER FACTS

distribution map showing range of Stercorarius pomarinus 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:pomarinus
Common Name:Pomarine Jaeger

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