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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...
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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...
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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...
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Black-browed Albatross  [Thalassarche melanophris]
Black-browed albatross colony on Saunders Island, Falkland Islands The Black-browed Albatross, Thalassarche melanophrys, is a large seabird of the albatross family Diomedeidae. It is an endangered species on the IUCN Red List, but is the most widespread a...
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Black-footed Albatross  [Phoebastria nigripes]
The Black-footed Albatross, Phoebastria nigripes, is a large seabird from the North Pacific. It is one of three albatross that range in the northern hemisphere, nesting on isolated tropical islands. Description The Black-footed Albatross is a small member...
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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...
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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...
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Buller's Albatross  [Thalassarche bulleri]
Buller's Albatross or Buller's Mollymawk, Thalassarche bulleri, is a small mollymawk in the albatross family. It breeds on islands around New Zealand, and feeds in the seas off Australia and the South Pacific. Taxonomy Mollymawks are a type of Albatross t...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/bullers_albatross/ - 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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Gray-headed Albatross  [Thalassarche chrysostoma]
The Grey-headed Albatross, Thalassarche chrysostoma, also known as the Grey-headed Mollymawk, is a large seabird from the albatross family. It has a circumpolar distribution, nesting on isolated islands in the Southern Ocean and feeding at high latitudes,...
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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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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: Oct 30, 2017
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Light-mantled Albatross  [Phoebetria palpebrata]
Species P. fusca P. palpebrata1785) The sooty albatrosses are small albatrosses from the genus Phoebetria. There are two species, the Dark-mantled Sooty Albatross ( or Sooty Albatross, P. fusca) and the Light-mantled Sooty Albatross (P. palpebrata). The s...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/light_mantled_albatross/ - 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...
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Northern Giant-petrel  [Macronectes halli]
The Northern Giant Petrel, Macronectes halli, is a large seabird from the genus Macronectes....
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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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Southern Royal Albatross  [Diomedea epomophora]
The Southern Royal Albatross, Diomedea epomophora, is a large seabird from the albatross family. At an average wingspan of almost 3 m (9.8 ft), it is the second largest albatross, behind the Wandering Albatross. Taxonomy Albatrosses belong to Di...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/southern_royal_albatross/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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Wandering Albatross  [Diomedea exulans]
The Wandering Albatross (Diomedea exulans), is a large seabird from the family Diomedeidae which has a circumpolar range in the Southern Ocean. It was the first species of albatross to be described, and was long considered the same species as the Tristan...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/wandering_albatross/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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Waved Albatross  [Phoebastria irrorata]
The Waved Albatross, Phoebastria irrorata - also known as Galápagos Albatross - is the only member of the Diomedeidae family located in the tropics. When they forage, the Waved Albatross follow straight paths to a single site off the coast of Peru, about...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/waved_albatross/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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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...
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White-capped Albatross  [Thalassarche steadi]
The White-capped Albatross, Thalassarche steadi, is a mollymawk that breeds on the islands off of New Zealand. It is a species that not all experts agree should have been split off of Thalassarche cauta. It is a medium sized black, slate grey, and white a...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/white_capped_albatross/ - 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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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: Oct 30, 2017
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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: Oct 30, 2017
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