WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStercorarius 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. Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. ii, 824 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10277#page/3/mode/1up [details]   
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Length: 46-67 cm. Plumage: two morphs; light...  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription 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]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution northern North America  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution northern North America [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution circum-arctic  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution circum-arctic [details]
Adriaens, P. (2011). Stercorarius parasiticus (Linnaeus, 1758). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=137172 on 2017-12-16

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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. Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. ii, 824 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10277#page/3/mode/1up [details]   

basis of record van der Land, J. (2001). Tetrapoda, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). 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, 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 Dyntaxa. (2013). Swedish Taxonomic Database. Accessed at www.dyntaxa.se [15-01-2013]., available online at http://www.dyntaxa.se [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]. Commission Régionale de Biologie Région Nord Pas-de-Calais: France. 307 pp., available online at http://www.vliz.be/imisdocs/publications/145561.pdf [details]   

additional source Urban, E.K., C.H. Fry & S. Keith (1986). The Birds of Africa, Volume II. Academic Press, London. [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 Peterson, R.T. and V.M. Peterson. 2002. A field guide to the birds of eastern and central North America. Fifth Edition. Peterson Field Guide Series. Houghton Mifflin Company. New York. 427 p.  [details]   

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

additional source Grand Manan Whale and Seabird Research Station., available online at http://www.gmwsrs.org/main.htm [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. China Science Press. 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

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]   

context source (HKRMS) Hong Kong Offshore Wind Farm in SoutheasternWaters. EIA report. [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBreeding Category Vagrant [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription 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]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDimensions Length: 19" (48 cm); Wingspan: 42" (107 cm) [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution northern North America [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution circum-arctic [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorIUCN Red List Category Least Concern [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorReproduction 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]
 

Host of
LanguageName 
Bulgarian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorСреден морелетник  [details]
Danish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editoralmindelig kjove  [details]
Dutch Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorkleine jager  [details]
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorparasitic jaegerUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorArctic skua  [details]
French Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorstercoraire arctiqueUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorlabbe parasite  [details]
German Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorschmarotzer-RaubmöweUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSchmarotzerraubmöwe  [details]
Hebrew Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorחמסן טפיל  [details]
Icelandic Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorkjói  [details]
Japanese Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorクロトウゾクカモメ  [details]
Lithuanian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsmailiauodegis plėšikas  [details]
Modern Greek (1453-) Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorΓερακοληστόγλαρος  [details]
Norwegian Bokmål Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editortyvjo  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editortjuvjo  [details]
Polish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorwydrzyk pasożytnyUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorwydrzyk ostrosterny  [details]
Russian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorкороткохвостый поморник  [details]
Scottish Gaelic Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormeirleach artach  [details]
Slovenian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbodičasta govnačka  [details]
Spanish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpágalo parásito  [details]
Swedish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorkustlabb  [details]
Turkish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorkorsan martıUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorkorsan marti  [details]
Ukrainian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorПоморник короткохвостий  [details]
Welsh Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsgiwen y Gogledd  [details]