Parasitic Jaeger

Stercorarius parasiticus

ML259672081



eBird Checklist S73103002
Hills Beach and Basket Island Causeway
York, Maine, United States
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Latitude and Longitude 43.4528, -70.3656 Map

Age
Unknown
Sex
Unknown
Behaviors
Breeding
Tags

Media notes

Observation details

Small, brown gull-like bird, comparable in size to a Laughing Gull. Buffy cinnamon brown on the head, chest and belly. Buff edging to dark brown mantle and wing coverts. Black eye with dark spot anteriorly. Short, thin, gray and black bill. Light gray legs. In flight shows much white on the primaries above and below. Beautiful juvenile loafing along the water's edge at low tide near the jetty. Remarkable to see one in this setting!

Technical Information

Model
Canon EOS 90D
Lens model
EF500mm f/4L IS USM
f-stop
f/5.6
Focal length
500 mm
Shutter speed
1/2000 sec
ISO
400
Flash
Flash did not fire
Original file size
6,955KB
Dimensions
5867 x 2900

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