WoRMS taxon details

Stercorarius parasiticus (Linnaeus, 1758)

137172  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:137172)

accepted
Species
marine
Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. <em>Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae.</em> ii, 824 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10277#page/3/mode/1up [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
Description Length: 46-67 cm. Plumage: two morphs; light morph above brown with darkish cap, below white with brownish wash on breast,...  
Description Length: 46-67 cm. Plumage: two morphs; light morph above brown with darkish cap, below white with brownish wash on breast, sides of neck and head yellowish; dark morph above and below sooty brown; both morphs with white at base of primaries; two central rectrices elongate, straight and pointed. Immature lacks elongate rectrices; barred above and below. Bare parts: iris dark brown; bill pinkish brown to brownish black with a black tip; cere whitish; feet and legs bluish grey to black. Habitat: open ocean and inshore waters. Palearctic migrant. <389><391><393> [details]

Distribution northern North America  
Distribution northern North America [details]

Distribution circum-arctic  
Distribution circum-arctic [details]
WoRMS (2018). Stercorarius parasiticus (Linnaeus, 1758). Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=137172 on 2018-10-17
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original description Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. <em>Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae.</em> ii, 824 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10277#page/3/mode/1up [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

context source (HKRMS) Hong Kong Offshore Wind Farm in SoutheasternWaters. EIA report. [details]   

basis of record van der Land, J. (2001). Tetrapoda, <B><I>in</I></B>: Costello, M.J. <i>et al.</i> (Ed.) (2001). <i>European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels,</i> 50: pp. 375-376 (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Banks, R.C., R.W. McDiarmid, and A.L. Gardner. 1987. Checklist of vertebrates of the United States, the U.S. Territories, and Canada. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Resource Publication No. 166. 79 p. [details]   

additional source Robbins, C. S. (1983). Golden field Guide to Birds of North America. Golden press. 360p. [details]   

additional source Grand Manan Whale and Seabird Research Station., available online at http://www.gmwsrs.org/main.htm [details]   

additional source Linkletter, L. E. (1977). A checklist of marine fauna and flora of the Bay of Fundy. <em>Huntsman Marine Laboratory, St. Andrews, N.B.</em> 68: p. [details]   

additional source Peterson, R.T.; Peterson, V.M. (2002). A field guide to the birds of eastern and central North America. <em>Fifth Edition.</em> Peterson Field Guide Series. Houghton Mifflin Company. New York. 427 p. [details]   

additional source Squires, H.J. 1990. Decapod Crustacea of the Atlantic coast of Canada. Canadian Bulletin of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 221. 532 p. [details]   

additional source Vanner, M. 2003. The encyclopedia of North American birds. Paragon Publishing. Bath. 383 p. [details]   

additional source Urban, E.K., C.H. Fry & S. Keith (1986). The Birds of Africa, Volume II. Academic Press, London. [details]   

additional source Muller, Y. (2004). Faune et flore du littoral du Nord, du Pas-de-Calais et de la Belgique: inventaire. [Coastal fauna and flora of the Nord, Pas-de-Calais and Belgium: inventory]. <em>Commission Régionale de Biologie Région Nord Pas-de-Calais: France.</em> 307 pp., available online at http://www.vliz.be/imisdocs/publications/145561.pdf [details]   

additional source King, C.M.; Roberts, C.D.; Bell, B.D.; Fordyce, R.E.; Nicoll, R.S.; Worthy, T.H.; Paulin, C.D.; Hitchmough, R.A.; Keyes, I.W.; Baker, A.N.; Stewart, A.L.; Hiller, N.; McDowall, R.M.; Holdaway, R.N.; McPhee, R.P.; Schwarzhans, W.W.; Tennyson, A.J.D.; Rust, S.; Macadie, I. (2009). Phylum Chordata: lancelets, fishes, amphibians, reptiles, birds, mammals, in: Gordon, D.P. (Ed.) (2009). New Zealand inventory of biodiversity: 1. Kingdom Animalia: Radiata, Lophotrochozoa, Deuterostomia. pp. 431-554. [details]   

additional source Gallardo, J. C., V. Macías, and E. Velarde. 2009. Birds (Vertebrata: Aves) of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 1321–1342 in Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas A&M Press, College Station, Texas. [details]   

additional source Liu J.Y. [Ruiyu] (ed.). (2008). Checklist of marine biota of China seas. <em>China Science Press.</em> 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Dyntaxa. (2013). Swedish Taxonomic Database. Accessed at www.dyntaxa.se [15-01-2013]., available online at http://www.dyntaxa.se [details]   

additional source Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS). , available online at http://www.itis.gov [details]   

additional source Cattrijsse, A.; Vincx, M. (2001). Biodiversity of the benthos and the avifauna of the Belgian coastal waters: summary of data collected between 1970 and 1998. Sustainable Management of the North Sea. Federal Office for Scientific, Technical and Cultural Affairs: Brussel, Belgium. 48 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Breeding Category Vagrant [details]

Description Length: 46-67 cm. Plumage: two morphs; light morph above brown with darkish cap, below white with brownish wash on breast, sides of neck and head yellowish; dark morph above and below sooty brown; both morphs with white at base of primaries; two central rectrices elongate, straight and pointed. Immature lacks elongate rectrices; barred above and below. Bare parts: iris dark brown; bill pinkish brown to brownish black with a black tip; cere whitish; feet and legs bluish grey to black. Habitat: open ocean and inshore waters. Palearctic migrant. <389><391><393> [details]

Dimensions Length: 19" (48 cm); Wingspan: 42" (107 cm) [details]

Distribution northern North America [details]

Distribution circum-arctic [details]

IUCN Red List Category Least Concern [details]

Reproduction Breeds on the Arctic coast and northern islands of Europe, Asia and North America nesting on the tundra. Winters offshore over the oceans of the world from New England, southern California, and the British Isles, south to Argentina, Chile, Australia, and Cape of Good Hope. [details]
 

LanguageName 
Bulgarian Среден морелетник  [details]
Danish almindelig kjove  [details]
Dutch kleine jager  [details]
English parasitic jaegerArctic skua  [details]
French stercoraire arctiquelabbe parasite  [details]
German schmarotzer-RaubmöweSchmarotzerraubmöwe  [details]
Hebrew חמסן טפיל  [details]
Icelandic kjói  [details]
Japanese クロトウゾクカモメ  [details]
Lithuanian smailiauodegis plėšikas  [details]
Modern Greek (1453-) Γερακοληστόγλαρος  [details]
Norwegian Bokmål tyvjo  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk tjuvjo  [details]
Polish wydrzyk pasożytnywydrzyk ostrosterny  [details]
Russian короткохвостый поморник  [details]
Scottish Gaelic meirleach artach  [details]
Slovenian bodičasta govnačka  [details]
Spanish págalo parásito  [details]
Swedish kustlabb  [details]
Turkish korsan martıkorsan marti  [details]
Ukrainian Поморник короткохвостий  [details]
Welsh sgiwen y Gogledd  [details]