Birds of Colombia

    CHARADRIIFORMES: Stercorariidae (Skuas)  
Genus: Stercorarius (3 species, 7 worldwide)


Long-tailed Jaeger
Long-tailed Jaeger (Stercorarius longicaudus pallescens) Immature
United States
  Immature Long-tailed Jaegers are more grey than other immatures (Birds of Peru).
   
Photograph by Tim Lenz     Copyright and usage info

Long-tailed Jaeger
Long-tailed Jaeger (Stercorarius longicaudus pallescens)
Nome, Alaska,  
   
Photograph by Mick Thompson/Eastside Audubon     Copyright and usage info

Has longest central tail feathers (longer than length of tail) of any Jaeger.

Parasitic Jaeger
Parasitic Jaeger (Stercorarius parasiticus)
Germany
  Light morph.
   
Photograph by Andreas Trepte     Copyright and usage info

Parasitic Jaeger
Parasitic Jaeger (Stercorarius parasiticus)
Barrows, Alaska,
  Dark morph.
   
Photograph by budgora     Copyright and usage info

Pomarine Jaeger
Pomarine Jaeger (Stercorarius pomarinus)
Barrows, Alaska,  
   
Photograph by budgora     Copyright and usage info

Largest Jaeger. Black cap extends below bill (Birds of Peru). There is also a dark brown morph.


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