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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: Oct 30, 2017
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Antarctic Prion  [Pachyptila desolata]
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 Isla...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/antarctic_prion/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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Black-vented Shearwater  [Puffinus opisthomelas]
The Black-vented Shearwater (Puffinus opisthomlas) is a species of seabird. The bird is 30-38 cm in size, with a 76-89 cm wingspan. Formerly considered a subspecies of the Manx Shearwater, its actual relationships are unresolved.This species is pelagic, o...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/black_vented_shearwater/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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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: Oct 30, 2017
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Buller's Shearwater  [Puffinus bulleri]
Buller's Shearwater (Puffinus bulleri) is a species of seabird in the family Procellariidae. The bird is 46-47 cm in size, with a 97-99 cm wingspan. The species is unusually easy to identify at sea (compared to other shearwaters) due to the distinctive M...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/bullers_shearwater/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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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: Oct 30, 2017
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Cory's Shearwater  [Calonectris diomedea]
The Cory's Shearwater (Calonectris diomedea) is a large shearwater in the seabird family Procellariidae. This species breeds on islands and cliffs in the Mediterranean, with the odd outpost on the Atlantic coast of Iberia. The nest is on open ground or am...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/corys_shearwater/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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Galápagos Shearwater  [Puffinus subalaris]
The Galápagos Shearwater, Puffinus subalaris is a small shearwater. Until recently it was considered to be a subspecies of Audubon's Shearwater, but it is actually one of two members of a very ancient lineage of the small Puffinus species, the other being...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/galapagos_shearwater/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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Greater Shearwater  [Puffinus gravis]
The Great Shearwater (Puffinus gravis) is a large shearwater in the seabird family Procellariidae. Its relationships are unclear. It belongs in the group of large species that could be separated as genus Ardenna (Penhallurick & Wink 2004); within thes...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/greater_shearwater/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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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: Oct 30, 2017
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Northern Fulmar  [Fulmarus glacialis]
The Northern Fulmar (Fulmarus glacialis), or Arctic Fulmar lives in the north Atlantic and north Pacific. These fulmars look superficially like gulls, but are unrelated, and are in fact petrels. The species is grey and white with a yellow bill, 43-52 cm i...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/northern_fulmar/ - Last revised: Jun 15, 2018
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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: Oct 30, 2017
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Pink-footed Shearwater  [Puffinus creatopus]
The Pink-footed Shearwater (Puffinus creatopus) is a species of seabird. The bird is 48 cm in size, with a 109 cm wingspan. It is polymorphic, having both darker and lighter phase populations. Together with the equally light-billed Flesh-footed Shearwater...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/pink_footed_shearwater/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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Short-tailed Shearwater  [Puffinus tenuirostris]
The Short-tailed Shearwater Puffinus tenuirostris, or Yolla, more commonly known as the muttonbird in Australia, is the most abundant seabird species in Australian waters, and is one of the few Australian native birds that is commercially harvested. It is...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/short_tailed_shearwater/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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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: Oct 30, 2017
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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: Oct 30, 2017
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Sooty Shearwater  [Puffinus griseus]
The Sooty Shearwater (Puffinus griseus) is a medium-large shearwater in the seabird family Procellariidae. In New Zealand it is also known by its Maori name titi and as muttonbird, like the Wedge-tailed Shearwater and the Australian Short-tailed Shearwate...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/sooty_shearwater/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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Southern Fulmar  [Fulmarus glacialoides]
The Southern Fulmar (Fulmarus glacialoides) is a seabird of the Southern Hemisphere. Along with the Northern Fulmar (F. glacialis), it belongs to the fulmar genus Fulmarus in the family Procellariidae, the true petrels. It is also known as the Antarctic F...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/southern_fulmar/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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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: Oct 30, 2017
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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: Oct 30, 2017
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