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parasitic jaeger

  1. Parasitic Jaeger

    Parasitic Jaeger

    Stercorarius parasiticus
  2. parasitic jaeger

    parasitic jaeger

    not so common here, a nice surprise
  3. Arctic Skua

    Arctic Skua

    AKA Parasitic jaeger. This is a 2nd year pelagic bird that is mostly seen far offshore. So I was really lucky to find this one blown to shore by the rough winds. A proper rarity for us in Kenya.
  4. Parasitic Jaeger

    Parasitic Jaeger

    Quite a common bird on Iceland. Before this trip I only saw this species far away at sea during migration counts. Such a cool experience to encounter them so much and in pairs.
  5. Parasitic Jaeger in Flight AK SER'14

    Parasitic Jaeger in Flight AK SER'14

    This bird was hunting near the coast over an extensive area of lakes, wetlands, marine embayments, and tundra. It is was my only sighting of the species during a week of birding the Nome region. Although not in perfect focus, I include the photo because it shows the main features for...
  6. Arctic Skua

    Arctic Skua

  7. Parasitic Jaeger, dark morph

    Parasitic Jaeger, dark morph

  8. Parasitic Jaeger

    Parasitic Jaeger

    A light Morph as seen from my other shots of the belly
  9. Parasitic jaeger

    Parasitic jaeger

    3rd image from the Sept. Halifax pelagic trip
  10. Parasitic Jaeger

    Parasitic Jaeger

    Not a bad day yesterday. Overcast with occasional shower. Walked out the jetty to 4 KM end. Met the Longspurs, Horned Larks, Kinglet, Pigeon Guillemot, Loons and then saw this bird chasing a group of seagulls. Flying almost directly overhead, I didn't even have time to reset my camera settings...
  11. Pirate in the Sky

    Pirate in the Sky

    Even when food was plentiful, the jaegers preferred to terrorize the gulls and shearwaters for their next meal.
  12. Snack Attack

    Snack Attack

    Parasitic Jaegers are the bullies of the ocean as they steal their food from other birds - in this case, a Bonaparte Gull. (Sorry for the out of focus photo, the action was so quick that I was lucky to get any shot.)
  13. Parasitic Jaeger

    Parasitic Jaeger