family Stercorariidae

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: Stercorariidae - jaegers and skuas:
bird family - a family of warm-blooded egg-laying vertebrates characterized by feathers and forelimbs modified as wings
suborder Lari, Lari - gulls; terns; jaegers; skimmers
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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