Northern Giant Petrel Photos, Macronectes halli


Photos of Macronectes halli, Northern giant petrel

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Northern giant portrait, profile, head detail.  The distinctive tube nose (naricorn), characteristic of species in the Procellariidae family (tube-snouts), is easily seen, Macronectes halli, Right Whale Bay Northern giant petrel scavenging a fur seal carcass.  Giant petrels will often feed on carrion, defending it in a territorial manner from other petrels and carrion feeders, Macronectes halli, Right Whale Bay Northern giant petrel in flight at dusk, after sunset, as it soars over the open ocean in search of food, Macronectes halli Northern giant petrel on pebble beach, Macronectes halli, Right Whale Bay Northern giant petrel scavenging a fur seal carcass.  Giant petrels will often feed on carrion, defending it in a territorial manner from other petrels and carrion feeders, Macronectes halli, Right Whale Bay Northern giant petrel, opening beak, sitting on pebble beach, Macronectes halli, Right Whale Bay Northern giant petrel in flight at dusk, after sunset, as it soars over the open ocean in search of food, Macronectes halli Northern giant petrel in flight.  The distinctive tube nose (naricorn), characteristic of species in the Procellariidae family (tube-snouts), is easily seen, Macronectes halli Northern giant petrel scavenging a fur seal carcass.  Giant petrels will often feed on carrion, defending it in a territorial manner from other petrels and carrion feeders, Macronectes halli, Right Whale Bay Northern giant petrel scavenging a fur seal carcass.  Giant petrels will often feed on carrion, defending it in a territorial manner from other petrels and carrion feeders, Macronectes halli, Right Whale Bay Northern giant petrel scavenging a fur seal carcass.  Giant petrels will often feed on carrion, defending it in a territorial manner from other petrels and carrion feeders, Macronectes halli, Right Whale Bay

Updated: July 17, 2018

Species permalink: Macronectes halli
Common name permalink: Northern giant petrel