Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Shearwaters and Petrels :: Hall's Giant Petrel

Hall's Giant Petrel Macronectes halli

Described by: Mathews (1912)
Alternate common name(s): Northern Giant Petrel, Northern Giant-petrel, Giant-petrel, Hall's Giant-petrel
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors

Photographs

Kaikoura, Canterbury, South Island, New Zealand - Dec 5, 2004 © Kanae Hirabayashi  Kaikoura, Canterbury, South Island, New Zealand - Dec 5, 2004 © Kanae Hirabayashi  Kaikoura, Canterbury, South Island, New Zealand - Dec 5, 2004 © Kanae Hirabayashi  approximately 300 miles northwest of South Georgia, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands - Nov 16, 2004 © Michael G. Shepard  Cooper Bay, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands - Nov 20, 2004 © Michael G. Shepard 
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Range

Circumpolar; Southern Ocean between 30S and 64S;
Breeds n. of Antarctic convergence on Gough, South Georgia, South Orkney, Prince Edward, Marion, Crozet, Kerguelen, Macquarie, Chatham, Stewart, Auckland, the Antipodes, Campbell Is.
Disperses to South Africa n. to c. Namibia and s. Mozambique, sw. Indian Ocean, Amsterdam, St. Paul, Anvers, Signy, Reunion and Heard Is., Australia (s. Western Australia, South Australia, Victoria, s. New South Wales), Tasmania, New Zealand (North and South Islands), off s. South America (Drake Passage), in the Humboldt Current n. to 37S, the Falkland Is. and w. of the Antarctic Peninsula.

Videos

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Sounds

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References

Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.

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