The largest petrel, which is found around southern oceans, has a massive bill, and scavenges from carcasses.
- Genus Macronectes, family Procellariidae: two species.
- Why are southern giant petrels thriving on one peninsula, but declining almost everywhere else?
- Finally, the scientist reaches her quarry: a colony of southern giant petrels whose nests atop these rocky heights are filled with hungry hatchlings.
- On our way there we enjoyed giant petrels, a new species for the trip.
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