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Related to parasitic jaegers: Parasitic gull, arctic skua, Arctic Jaeger
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rapacious seabird that pursues weaker birds to make them drop their prey

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All of the nests depredated by arctic foxes and the parasitic jaeger were left intact with no eggs or egg fragments left in or within 5 m of the nest.
In early fall, the sandbar serves as a migratory stopover for Parasitic Jaegers, Common Terns, Black-legged Kittiwakes (Rissa tridactyla), and many shorebird species.
At the start of each block, I counted the abundance (number) of Parasitic Jaegers and of Common Terns (flying and not flying) within one observation perimeter (second-order-patch).
I completed 2015 observation blocks, of which 1247 included Parasitic Jaegers.
Outcome of kleptoparasitic interactions involving Parasitic Jaegers against Common Terns as a function of jaeger group size, at the Portneuf sandbar.