Northern Giant Petrel Photo, 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. Right Whale Bay, South Georgia Island, Macronectes halli, natural history stock photograph, photo id 23688
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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. Right Whale Bay, South Georgia Island

Stock Photo: 23688
Species: Northern giant petrel, Macronectes halli
Location: Right Whale Bay, South Georgia Island
Lat/Long: S 054° 00' 35.41", W 037° 41' 40.24" (Coordinates: -54.00984°, -37.69451°)
Altitude: 14.00m
Format: Digital 16:9
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Updated: November 20, 2017

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