Parasitic Jaeger juvenile Wisconsin Pt Lake Superior IMG_0030964

Parasitic Jaeger is regularly seen on Lake Superior in fall. They breed on the arctic tundra from Alaska and Canada to northern U.K., Iceland, Scandinavia and Russia. This juvenile can be separated from juvenile Pomarine by its pointed central tail feathers, small bill and head, lack of white on the base of the underwing primary coverts. [October 21; off Wisconsin Point on Lake Superior, Douglas County, Wisconsin]

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