Pomarine jager
Pomarine Po"ma*rine, a. [Gr. ? a lid + ?, ?, nose.] (Zo["o]l.) Having the nostril covered with a scale. [1913 Webster]

{Pomarine jager} (Zo["o]l.), a North Atlantic jager ({Stercorarius pomarinus}) having the elongated middle tail feathers obtuse. The adult is black. [1913 Webster]


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  • Pomarine — Po ma*rine, a. [Gr. ? a lid + ?, ?, nose.] (Zo[ o]l.) Having the nostril covered with a scale. [1913 Webster] {Pomarine jager} (Zo[ o]l.), a North Atlantic jager ({Stercorarius pomarinus}) having the elongated middle tail feathers obtuse. The… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Stercorarius pomarinus — Pomarine Po ma*rine, a. [Gr. ? a lid + ?, ?, nose.] (Zo[ o]l.) Having the nostril covered with a scale. [1913 Webster] {Pomarine jager} (Zo[ o]l.), a North Atlantic jager ({Stercorarius pomarinus}) having the elongated middle tail feathers obtuse …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Skua — Taxobox name = Skuas image caption = Pomarine Skua image width = 250px regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Aves ordo = Charadriiformes familia = Stercorariidae familia authority = Gray, 1871 genus = Stercorarius genus authority =… …   Wikipedia

  • Stercorarius pomarinus — Spatelraubmöwe Spatelraubmöwe (Helle Morphe im Sommer des zweiten Kalenderjahres) Systematik Ordnung …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Spatelraubmöwe — (Helle Morphe im Sommer des zweiten Kalenderjahres) Systematik Ordnung: Regenpfeiferartige (Charadriiformes …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • jaeger — /yay geuhr/; for 1 also /jay geuhr/, n. 1. any of several rapacious seabirds of the family Stercorariidae that pursue weaker birds to make them drop their prey. 2. a hunter. 3. a member of any of several groups of sharpshooters in the German or… …   Universalium

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