Parasitic Jaeger Stercorarius parasiticus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Order: Charadriiformes Family: Stercorariidae Status: Vagrant to Madeira

Parasitic Jaeger Stercorarius parasiticus

Recommended birdwatching tours & sea trips to watch this bird

Zino’s Petrel Pelagic Expedition

Parasitic Jaeger Stercorarius parasiticus

Stercorarius parasiticus Biometrics

Wingspan: 110 - 120 cm (Beaman & Madge, 2011)
Total length: 41 - 46 cm (Hume, 2011)
Weight: 380 - 600 g (Cardona & Esteban, 2002)

Status

Madeira local status by Romano et al, 2010: Seasonal
Madeira local status by Zino et al, 1995: Exceptional
Conservation status by the IUCN Red List Categories, 2013: Least Concern ver 3.1

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