Northern giant petrel scavenging a fur seal carcass, 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 23699Add To Light Table
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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: 23699
Species: Northern giant petrel, Macronectes halli
Location: Right Whale Bay, South Georgia Island
Format: Digital 2:3
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