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South Georgia Diving-petrel Picture @ Kiwifoto.com
 
 
Location: Fortuna Bay, South Georgia
GPS: -54.1S, -36.8W, elev=0' MAP
Date: January 14, 2010
ID : 7C2V0119 [3888 x 2592]

South Georgia Diving-petrel Image @ Kiwifoto.com
 
 
Location: Fortuna Bay, South Georgia
GPS: -54.1S, -36.8W, elev=0' MAP
Date: January 14, 2010
ID : 7C2V0114 [3888 x 2592]

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South Georgia Diving-petrel Image @ Kiwifoto.com
 
 
Location: Godthul, South Georgia
GPS: -54.3S, -36.3W, elev=251' MAP
Date: January 15, 2010
ID : 7C2V0006 [3888 x 2592]

South Georgia Diving-petrel Photo @ Kiwifoto.com
 
 
Location: Godthul, South Georgia
GPS: -54.3S, -36.3W, elev=251' MAP
Date: January 15, 2010
ID : 7C2V0007 [3888 x 2592]

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South Georgia Diving-petrel Picture @ Kiwifoto.com
 
 
Location: Godthul, South Georgia
GPS: -54.3S, -36.3W, elev=251' MAP
Date: January 15, 2010
ID : 7C2V0009 [3888 x 2592]

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SPECIES INFO

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 the Prince Edward Islands, Crozet Islands, Kerguelen Islands and Heard Island in the southern Indian Ocean. In New Zealand, it breeds on Codfish Island and formerly bred on the Auckland Islands. It disperses to surrounding seas and vagrants have been recorded in the Falkland Islands and Australia.





                                     



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