Parasitic Jaeger

Stercorarius parasiticus

Order

CHARADRIIFORMES

Family

Skuas and Jaegers (Stercorariidae)

Code 4

PAJA

Code 6

STEPAS

ITIS

HEAD

Parasitic Jaeger Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: Hooked Seabird
  • Eye Color: Black-brown
  • Head pattern: Plain
  • Crown Color: Dark brown to black.
  • Forehead Color: Dark brown
  • Nape Color: Dark Brown
  • Throat Color: Dark brown
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

Parasitic Jaeger Dark Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 38-53 cm (15-21 in)
  • Weight: 610 g (21.51 oz)
  • Size: Large (16 - 32 in)
  • Color Primary: Brown
  • Underparts: Dark brown
  • Upperparts: Dark Brown
  • Back Pattern: Solid
  • Belly Pattern: Solid
  • Breast Pattern: Solid

FLIGHT

Parasitic Jaeger Flight Illustration
  • Flight Pattern: Alternates several deep flaps with glides., Fast wing beats.
  • Wingspan Range: 89-91 cm (35-36 in)
  • Wing Shape: Pointed-Wings
  • Tail shape: Fan-shaped Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Solid
  • Upper Tail: Dark Brown
  • Under Tail: Dark brown
  • Leg Color: Black
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Parts of a Standing bird X
Head Feathers and Markings X
Parts of a Flying bird X