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Hello, Today there were some very strong NE winds at Cape Canaveral in Florida, so I took advantage of it by watching the sea. I saw tons and tons of Gannets and Jaegers (at least 100 jaegers!). However, I am really bad with Jaeger IDs. I took a lot of photos, and all the birds just look like Pomarine Jaegers to me. I was wondering if someone can help me and see if there are any parasitic jaegers in these photos (I know none of them are long-tailed, because they all look too big)? Also, any tips for separating the two if there are? The first picture almost looks exactly like this p
When: An extremely windy November 22 2015 Place: Harbor Island beach, Beaufort County SC Seabird in the midst of huge roost of shorebirds. Have many photos but most are from the same distance just different angles & none of the photos have super clear detail. Have attached the best photos that may help with the ID but can provide others if needed. My tentative ID is Pomarine Jaeger but I have no experience with these types of birds at all. Note: A group of birders reported a Pomarine Jaeger flying over this roost almost a week before on 11/15/2015 but that bird was describ