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Antarctic Petrel  [Thalassoica antarctica]
The Antarctic Petrel (Thalassoica antarctica) is a boldly marked dark brown and white petrel, found in Antarctica, most commonly in the Ross and Weddell seas. They eat Antarctic krill, fish, and small squid. They feed while swimming but can dive well from...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/antarctic_petrel/ - Last revised: Feb 16, 2010
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Black-bellied Storm-Petrel  [Fregetta tropica]
The Black-bellied Storm-petrel (Fregetta tropica) is a species of seabird in the Hydrobatidae family. It is found in Antarctica, Argentina, Australia, Bouvet Island, Brazil, Chile, Falkland Islands, French Polynesia, French Southern Territories, Madagasca...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/black_bellied_storm_petrel/ - Last revised: Feb 11, 2010
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Blue Petrel  [Halobaena caerulea]
The Blue Petrel (Halobaena caerulea) is a small seabird in the family Procellariidae. This small petrel is the only member of the genus Halobaena but is closely allied to the prions. Its plumage, which is white on the underside of the body and grey with t...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/blue_petrel/ - Last revised: Feb 17, 2010
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Cape Petrel  [Daption capense]
The Cape Petrel (Daption capense), or cape pigeon is a common seabird of the Southern Ocean from the family Procellariidae. It is the only member of the genus Daption, and is allied to the fulmarine petrels. It is also sometimes known as the Cape Fulmar,...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/cape_petrel/ - Last revised: Feb 16, 2010
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Common Diving-petrel  [Pelecanoides urinatrix]
The Common Diving-Petrel ( Pelecanoides urinatrix),also known as the Smaller Diving-Petrel or simply the Divng-Petrel is a diving-petrel, one of four very similar auk-like small petrels of the southern oceans. It is native to South Africa and islands of t...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/common_diving_petrel/ - Last revised: Feb 11, 2010
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Elliot's Storm-Petrel
The White-vented Storm-petrel (Oceanites gracilis) is a species of seabird in the storm-petrel family Hydrobatidae. The species is also known as Elliot's Storm-petrel. There are two subspecies, O. g. gracilis, which is found in the Humboldt Current off Pe...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/elliots_storm_petrel/ - Last revised: Apr 22, 2009
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Kerguelen Petrel  [Lugensa brevirostris]
The Kerguelen Petrel, Lugensa brevirostris, is a small (36 cm long) slate-grey seabird in the family Procellariidae. The species has been described as a "taxonomic oddball", being placed for a long time in Pterodroma (the gadfly petrels) before being spli...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/kerguelen_petrel/ - Last revised: Feb 16, 2010
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Leach's Storm-Petrel  [Oceanodroma leucorhoa]
The Leach's Storm-petrel or Leach's Petrel (Oceanodroma leucorhoa) is a small seabird of the tubenose family. It is named after the British zoologist William Elford Leach. It breeds on inaccessible islands in the colder northern areas of the Atlantic and...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/leachs_storm_petrel/ - Last revised: Aug 22, 2010
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Northern Giant-petrel  [Macronectes halli]
The Northern Giant Petrel, Macronectes halli, is a large seabird from the genus Macronectes....
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/northern_giant_petrel/ - Last revised: Feb 12, 2010
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Snow Petrel  [Pagodroma nivea]
The Snow Petrel (Pagodroma nivea) is a small, pure white fulmarine petrel with black underdown, coal-black eyes, small black bill and bluish gray feet. Body length is 36 to 41 centimeters (14"?16 in) and the wingspan is 76 to 79 centimeters. In Du Ca...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/snow_petrel/ - Last revised: Feb 16, 2010
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Soft-plumaged Petrel  [Pterodroma mollis]
The Soft-plumaged Petrel (Pterodroma mollis) is a species of seabird in the Procellariidae family. It breeds on islands in the Southern Hemisphere, nesting on Tristan da Cunha, Gough Island, the Prince Edward Islands, Crozet Islands and on the Antipodes I...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/soft_plumaged_petrel/ - Last revised: Feb 11, 2010
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South Georgia Diving-petrel  [Pelecanoides georgicus]
The South Georgia Diving-petrel or Georgian Diving-petrel (Pelecanoides georgicus) is a species of seabird in the diving-petrel family, Pelecanoididae. It nests in colonies on Subantarctic islands. It breeds on South Georgia in the south Atlantic and on t...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/south_georgia_diving_petrel/ - Last revised: Feb 16, 2010
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Southern Giant-petrel  [Macronectes giganteus]
The Southern Giant Petrel, Macronectes giganteus, is a large seabird of the southern oceans. Diet The Southern Giant Petrel is one of the few predators of penguins, mostly their chicks. They mostly eat carrion but sometimes the female will hunt live anima...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/southern_giant_petrel/ - Last revised: Feb 17, 2010
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Wedge-rumped Storm-Petrel  [Oceanodroma tethys]
The Wedge-rumped Storm-petrel, Oceanodroma tethys, is a storm-petrel.Common resident to the Galápagos Islands and endemic subspecies tethys. Population estimated at c. 200,000 pairs in 3 colonies. Nests colonially in burrows or crevices, breeding througho...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/wedge_rumped_storm_petrel/ - Last revised: Apr 22, 2009
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White-chinned Petrel  [Procellaria aequinoctialis]
The White-chinned Petrel is large shearwater in the family Procellariidae. It ranges around the Southern Ocean as far north as South Australia, Peru and Namibia, and breeds colonially on scattered islands; South Georgia, Prince Edward Islands, Crozet Isla...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/white_chinned_petrel/ - Last revised: Feb 11, 2010
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White-vented Storm-Petrel  [Oceanites gracilis]
The White-vented Storm-petrel (Oceanites gracilis) is a species of seabird in the storm-petrel family Hydrobatidae. The species is also known as Elliot's Storm-petrel. There are two subspecies, O. g. gracilis, which is found in the Humboldt Current off Pe...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/white_vented_storm_petrel/ - Last revised: Apr 22, 2009
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Wilson's Storm-Petrel  [Oceanites oceanicus]
The Wilson's Storm-petrel (Oceanites oceanicus), also known as Wilson's Petrel, is a small seabird of the storm-petrel family Hydrobatidae. It is one of the most abundant bird species in the world. The Wilson's Storm-petrel breeds on the Antarctic coastli...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/wilsons_storm_petrel/ - Last revised: Feb 17, 2010
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