Antarctic Petrel

Thalassoica antarctica - Pétrel antarctique

Pétrel antarctique
adult
Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Procellariiformes

  • Family
    :

    Procellariidés

  • Genus
    :

    Thalassoica

  • Species
    :

    antarctica

Descriptor

Gmelin, JF, 1789

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 46 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 101 à 104 cm.
  • Weight
    : 510 à 765 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Pétrel antarctique
adult
Pétrel antarctique
adult

Antarctic Petrel (Thalassoica antarctica) is a species of bird in the Procellariidae family.

Subspecific information monotypic species

Foreign names

  • Pétrel antarctique,
  • Petrel Antártico,
  • Pintado-antárctico,
  • Antarktiksturmvogel,
  • antarktiszi hojsza,
  • Antarctische Stormvogel,
  • Petrello antartico,
  • Antarktispetrell,
  • Antarktispetrell,
  • fulmar tmavochrbtý,
  • buřňák antarktický,
  • Sydpetrel,
  • jäämyrskyliitäjä,
  • Antarktiese Stormvoël,
  • petrell antàrtic,
  • petrel antarktyczny,
  • Антарктический буревестник,
  • ナンキョクフルマカモメ,
  • 南极鹱,
  • 南極鸌,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Marine Neritic : Pelagic, Subtidal Rock and Rocky Reefs, Subtidal Loose Rock/pebble/gravel, Subtidal Sandy, Subtidal Sandy-Mud, Macroalgal/Kelp, Seagrass (Submerged) ; Marine Oceanic : Epipelagic (0-200m), Mesopelagic (200-1000m) ; Marine Coastal/Supratidal : Sea Cliffs and Rocky Offshore Islands

Geographic range

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