Jaeger, Parasitic bird pictures

Jaeger, Parasitic bird picturesPARASITIC JAEGER
37. Stercorarius parasiticus 17 inches.

This bird has the two phases of color similar to the last. The two central tail-feathers are longer and more pointed, projecting about four inches beyond the others.

All of the Jaegers have grayish blue legs with black feet, and brown eyes.

Nest. - A slight hollow in the marshy ground in which the two brownish eggs are laid (2.15 x 1.65).

Range. - Northern part of North America, south in winter to southern California, breeding in the Arctic regions.