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
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RangeCircumpolar; Southern Ocean between 30°S and 64°S;
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 37°S, the Falkland Is. and w. of the Antarctic Peninsula.
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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
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