Species Macronectes giganteus (Gmelin, 1789) (Southern giant-petrel)

Biological classification:
  • kingdom: Animalia
  • - phylum: Chordata
  • -- order: Procellariiformes
  • --- family: Procellariidae
  • ---- species: Macronectes giganteus
Characteristics:carnivore; body-length: 85 -100 cm; wingspan: 185 -205 cm; flesh-coloured bill with green tip; there are two morphs, a dark one with light chest, head and neck and the rare lighter one wich is all-white but for some dark spots
References:Sinclair 1994: 36
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