Bulky gull-like seabird; the largest and most barrel chested of the three jaegers. At all ages, note broad wings. Breeding adults are unique with elongated spoon-shaped central tail feathers. Bill is also thicker than other jaegers.
Larger than a Parasitic Jaeger; smaller than a Herring Gull.between crow and goose
- Both Sexes
- Length: 16.5-24.0 in (42-61 cm)
- Weight: 18.4-30.1 oz (521-852 g)
- Wingspan: 45.3-52.0 in (115-132 cm)