Stercorarius parasiticus


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Related to Stercorarius parasiticus: arctic skua, parasitic jaeger, Arctic Jaeger
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Noun1.Stercorarius parasiticus - a variety of jaegerStercorarius parasiticus - a variety of jaeger      
jaeger - rapacious seabird that pursues weaker birds to make them drop their prey
genus Stercorarius, Stercorarius - type genus of the Stercorariidae: jaegers
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The significance of kleptoparasitism during the breeding season in a colony of Arctic Skuas Stercorarius parasiticus in Iceland.
However, long-tailed jaegers were regularly encountered, and this species accounted for 77% of the observed jaegers during the first leg of the expedition (with 19% parasitic jaeger Stercorarius parasiticus and 4% pomarinejaeger; Kjellen, 2000).
Ten species breed there: five gulls, four terns, and the parasitic jaeger Stercorarius parasiticus.