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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 Add To Light Table Prion in flight, Pachyptila, Scotia Sea Add To Light Table Pintado petrel in flight, Daption capense, Scotia Sea Add To Light Table
Northern giant portrait, profile, head detail. The distinctive tube nose (naricorn), characteristic of species in the Procellariidae family (tube-snouts), is easily seen.
Image ID: 23679  
Species: Northern giant petrel, Macronectes halli
Location: Right Whale Bay, South Georgia Island
 
Prion in flight.
Image ID: 24686  
Species: Prion, Pachyptila
Location: Scotia Sea, Southern Ocean
 
Pintado petrel in flight.
Image ID: 24693  
Species: Pintado petrel, Daption capense
Location: Scotia Sea, Southern Ocean
 
Southern giant petrel kills and eats an Adelie penguin chick, Shingle Cove, Macronectes giganteus, Coronation Island, South Orkney Islands, Southern Ocean This photo is the top of a stack of similar images, click to see them all.Add To Light Table White nellie, the white morph of the southern giant petrel.  Southern giant petrel in flight, Macronectes giganteus Add To Light Table Southern giant petrel in flight.  The distinctive tube nose (naricorn), characteristic of species in the Procellariidae family (tube-snouts), is easily seen, Macronectes giganteus Add To Light Table
Southern giant petrel kills and eats an Adelie penguin chick, Shingle Cove.
Image ID: 25027  
Species: Southern giant petrel, Macronectes giganteus
Location: Shingle Cove, Coronation Island, South Orkney Islands, Southern Ocean
 
White nellie, the white morph of the southern giant petrel. Southern giant petrel in flight.
Image ID: 23678  
Species: Southern giant petrel, Macronectes giganteus
Location: Falkland Islands, United Kingdom
 
Southern giant petrel in flight. The distinctive tube nose (naricorn), characteristic of species in the Procellariidae family (tube-snouts), is easily seen.
Image ID: 23681  
Species: Southern giant petrel, Macronectes giganteus
Location: Falkland Islands, United Kingdom
 
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 Add To Light Table Antarctic fur seal carcass, lying on pebble beach.  Dead fur seals are quickly scavenged by giant petrels, leaving the pelt and skeleton of the dead fur seal, Arctocephalus gazella, Right Whale Bay Add To Light Table Fin whale, Balaenoptera physalus, Scotia Sea Add To Light Table
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.
Image ID: 23683  
Species: Northern giant petrel, Macronectes halli
Location: Right Whale Bay, South Georgia Island
 
Antarctic fur seal carcass, lying on pebble beach. Dead fur seals are quickly scavenged by giant petrels, leaving the pelt and skeleton of the dead fur seal.
Image ID: 24327  
Species: Antarctic Fur Seal, Arctocephalus gazella
Location: Right Whale Bay, South Georgia Island
 
Fin whale.
Image ID: 24706  
Species: Fin whale, Balaenoptera physalus
Location: Scotia Sea, Southern Ocean
 
Pintado petrel in flight, Daption capense, Scotia Sea Add To Light Table Prion in flight, Pachyptila, Scotia Sea Add To Light Table Prion in flight, Pachyptila, Scotia Sea Add To Light Table
Pintado petrel in flight.
Image ID: 24707  
Species: Pintado petrel, Daption capense
Location: Scotia Sea, Southern Ocean
 
Prion in flight.
Image ID: 24708  
Species: Prion, Pachyptila
Location: Scotia Sea, Southern Ocean
 
Prion in flight.
Image ID: 24709  
Species: Prion, Pachyptila
Location: Scotia Sea, Southern Ocean
 
Antarctic fur seal carcass, lying on pebble beach.  Dead fur seals are quickly scavenged by giant petrels, leaving the pelt and skeleton of the dead fur seal, Arctocephalus gazella, Right Whale Bay Add To Light Table Antarctic fur seal carcass and skeletal remains of giant petrel, lying on pebble beach.  Dead fur seals are quickly scavenged by giant petrels, leaving the pelt and skeleton of the dead fur seal, Arctocephalus gazella, Right Whale Bay Add To Light Table Southern giant petrel in flight at dusk, after sunset, as it soars over the open ocean in search of food, Macronectes giganteus Add To Light Table
Antarctic fur seal carcass, lying on pebble beach. Dead fur seals are quickly scavenged by giant petrels, leaving the pelt and skeleton of the dead fur seal.
Image ID: 24353  
Species: Antarctic Fur Seal, Arctocephalus gazella
Location: Right Whale Bay, South Georgia Island
 
Antarctic fur seal carcass and skeletal remains of giant petrel, lying on pebble beach. Dead fur seals are quickly scavenged by giant petrels, leaving the pelt and skeleton of the dead fur seal.
Image ID: 24331  
Species: Antarctic Fur Seal, Arctocephalus gazella
Location: Right Whale Bay, South Georgia Island
 
Southern giant petrel in flight at dusk, after sunset, as it soars over the open ocean in search of food.
Image ID: 23680  
Species: Southern giant petrel, Macronectes giganteus
Location: Falkland Islands, United Kingdom
 
Southern giant petrel in flight.  The distinctive tube nose (naricorn), characteristic of species in the Procellariidae family (tube-snouts), is easily seen, Macronectes giganteus Add To Light Table Northern giant petrel in flight at dusk, after sunset, as it soars over the open ocean in search of food, Macronectes halli Add To Light Table Southern giant petrel in flight at dusk, after sunset, as it soars over the open ocean in search of food Add To Light Table
Southern giant petrel in flight. The distinctive tube nose (naricorn), characteristic of species in the Procellariidae family (tube-snouts), is easily seen.
Image ID: 23682  
Species: Southern giant petrel, Macronectes giganteus
Location: Falkland Islands, United Kingdom
 
Northern giant petrel in flight at dusk, after sunset, as it soars over the open ocean in search of food.
Image ID: 23686  
Species: Northern giant petrel, Macronectes halli
Location: Falkland Islands, United Kingdom
 
Southern giant petrel in flight at dusk, after sunset, as it soars over the open ocean in search of food.
Image ID: 24013  
Location: Falkland Islands, United Kingdom
 
Southern giant petrel in flight. The distinctive tube nose (naricorn), characteristic of species in the Procellariidae family (tube-snouts), is easily seen Add To Light Table Prions in flight, gathering on the open sea in a feeding aggregation.  Prions are small petrel birds, typically feeding on small crustacea such as copepods, ostracods, decapods, and krill, as well as some fish.  They are about 12" in length, Pachyptila Add To Light Table Northern giant petrel on pebble beach, Macronectes halli, Right Whale Bay Add To Light Table
Southern giant petrel in flight. The distinctive tube nose (naricorn), characteristic of species in the Procellariidae family (tube-snouts), is easily seen.
Image ID: 24024  
Location: Falkland Islands, United Kingdom
 
Prions in flight, gathering on the open sea in a feeding aggregation. Prions are small petrel birds, typically feeding on small crustacea such as copepods, ostracods, decapods, and krill, as well as some fish. They are about 12" in length.
Image ID: 24091  
Species: Prion, Pachyptila
Location: Southern Ocean
 
Northern giant petrel on pebble beach.
Image ID: 24348  
Species: Northern giant petrel, Macronectes halli
Location: Right Whale Bay, South Georgia Island
 
Pintado petrel, in flight, Daption capense Add To Light Table Pintado petrel, in flight, Daption capense Add To Light Table Pintado petrel in flight, Daption capense, Scotia Sea Add To Light Table
Pintado petrel, in flight.
Image ID: 24364  
Species: Pintado petrel, Daption capense
Location: South Georgia Island
 
Pintado petrel, in flight.
Image ID: 24365  
Species: Pintado petrel, Daption capense
Location: South Georgia Island
 
Pintado petrel in flight.
Image ID: 24730  
Species: Pintado petrel, Daption capense
Location: Scotia Sea, Southern Ocean
 
Pintado petrel in flight, Daption capense, Scotia Sea Add To Light Table Pintado petrel in flight, Daption capense, Scotia Sea Add To Light Table Southern giant petrel kills and eats an Adelie penguin chick, Shingle Cove, Macronectes giganteus, Coronation Island, South Orkney Islands, Southern Ocean Add To Light Table
Pintado petrel in flight.
Image ID: 24731  
Species: Pintado petrel, Daption capense
Location: Scotia Sea, Southern Ocean
 
Pintado petrel in flight.
Image ID: 24933  
Species: Pintado petrel, Daption capense
Location: Scotia Sea, Southern Ocean
 
Southern giant petrel kills and eats an Adelie penguin chick, Shingle Cove.
Image ID: 25180  
Species: Southern giant petrel, Macronectes giganteus
Location: Shingle Cove, Coronation Island, South Orkney Islands, Southern Ocean
 
Southern giant petrel in flight.  The distinctive tube nose (naricorn), characteristic of species in the Procellariidae family (tube-snouts), is easily seen, Macronectes giganteus Add To Light Table Southern giant petrel in flight, soaring over the open ocean.  This large seabird has a wingspan up to 80" from wing-tip to wing-tip, Macronectes giganteus Add To Light Table Southern giant petrel in flight at dusk, after sunset, as it soars over the open ocean in search of food, Macronectes giganteus Add To Light Table
Southern giant petrel in flight. The distinctive tube nose (naricorn), characteristic of species in the Procellariidae family (tube-snouts), is easily seen.
Image ID: 23677  
Species: Southern giant petrel, Macronectes giganteus
Location: Falkland Islands, United Kingdom
 
Southern giant petrel in flight, soaring over the open ocean. This large seabird has a wingspan up to 80" from wing-tip to wing-tip.
Image ID: 23684  
Species: Southern giant petrel, Macronectes giganteus
Location: Falkland Islands, United Kingdom
 
Southern giant petrel in flight at dusk, after sunset, as it soars over the open ocean in search of food.
Image ID: 23685  
Species: Southern giant petrel, Macronectes giganteus
Location: Falkland Islands, United Kingdom
 


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Animal  >  Pinniped  >  Antarctic Fur Seal
Gallery  >  Falkland Islands
Gallery  >  South Georgia Island
Location  >  Oceans  >  Atlantic  >  Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)
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Location  >  Oceans  >  Pacific  >  California (USA) / Baja California (Mexico)
Location  >  Oceans  >  Southern Ocean
Location  >  Oceans  >  Southern Ocean  >  South Orkney Islands
Location  >  World  >  United Kingdom  >  British Antarctic Territory  >  South Orkney Islands  >  Coronation Island  >  Shingle Cove
Location  >  World  >  United Kingdom  >  Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)
Location  >  World  >  United Kingdom  >  South Georgia Island
Location  >  World  >  United Kingdom  >  South Georgia Island  >  Right Whale Bay

Species Appearing Among These Images:
Arctocephalus gazella
Balaenoptera physalus
Daption capense
Macronectes giganteus
Macronectes halli
Pachyptila

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Right Whale Bay, South Georgia Island
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New Island, Falkland Islands
Southern Giant Petrel, Macronectes giganteus, Southern Ocean
Cerro Cinco Hermanos, The Five Brothers, Tierra del Fuego, Argentina
Black-Browed Albatross at Sunset
Cheesemans Antarctica, Falklands and South Georgia

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Updated: September 30, 2020