Pomarine Jaeger

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Pomarine Jaeger

The Pomarine Jaeger (Stercorarius pomarinus) breeds on Artic coasts and islands. In winters inhabits in Tierra del Fuego, South Africa, Australia and New Zeeland. Lives in wet places along coasts. Its size is of 53 cm (21 inches) heights and 700 g weights.

In winters, its back is barred or scaled with dull buff. Upper and lower tail-coverts are broadly barred with whitish and dusky. Bill horn-color to grayish. In breeding season, cap blackish, and wings and upperparts are dark sooty-brown. They eat fishes and squids.

Common Name: Pomarine Jaeger
Scientific Name: Stercorarius pomarius
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