Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Diving-Petrels :: South Georgia Diving-Petrel

South Georgia Diving-Petrel Pelecanoides georgicus

Described by: Murphy; Harper (1916)
Alternate common name(s): South Georgia Diving Petrel, South Georgia Diving-petrel, Georgian Diving-petrel
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


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Circumpolar; S. Indian Ocean; Sw. Pacific Ocean off s. New Zealand; S. Atlantic Ocean;
Three widely separated populations;
Breeds on Marion, Prince Edward, Crozet, Kerguelen, Heard. Auckland (Enderby Is.) Is., also on Codfish Is. near Stewart Is. off s. New Zealand (South Island) and perhaps on Macquarie Is. South Georgia.
Dispersal patterns are not well known.


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


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