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GALLERIES > BIRDS > PROCELLARIIFORMES > PROCELLARIIDAE > ANTARCTIC PRION [Pachyptila desolata]



Antarctic Prion Picture @ Kiwifoto.com
 
 
Location: Shag Rocks, South Georgia
GPS: -53.5S, -42.0W, depth=-435' MAP
Date: January 12, 2010
ID : 7C2V9879 [3888 x 2592]

Antarctic Prion Photo @ Kiwifoto.com
 
 
Location: South Atlantic Ocean (3)
GPS: -52.5S, -49.3W, depth=-11,550' MAP
Date: January 11, 2010
ID : 7C2V9721 [3888 x 2592]

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Antarctic Prion Photo @ Kiwifoto.com
 
 
Location: South Atlantic Ocean (3)
GPS: -52.5S, -49.3W, depth=-11,550' MAP
Date: January 11, 2010
ID : 7C2V9671 [3888 x 2592]

Antarctic Prion Image @ Kiwifoto.com
 
 
Location: South Atlantic Ocean (3)
GPS: -52.5S, -49.3W, depth=-11,550' MAP
Date: January 11, 2010
ID : 7C2V9583 [3888 x 2592]

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Antarctic Prion Picture @ Kiwifoto.com
 
 
Location: South Atlantic Ocean (3)
GPS: -52.5S, -49.3W, depth=-11,550' MAP
Date: January 11, 2010
ID : 7C2V9722 [3888 x 2592]

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SPECIES INFO

The Antarctic Prion (Pachyptila desolata), also known as the Totorore in Maori, is the largest of the prions, a genus of small petrels of the Southern Ocean. The wingspan is 17"?20 cm.

It breeds in colonies on Auckland Island, Heard Island, Macquarie Island, Scott Island, the South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands, the South Orkney Islands, the South Shetland Islands, the Crozet Islands, and the Kerguelen Islands.





                                     



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