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  Northern Giant-Petrel (Macronectes halli)

Northern Giant-Petrel | Macronectes halli photo
Northern Giant-Petrel in flight

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Northern Giant-Petrel | Macronectes halli photo
Northern Giant Petrel (Macronectes halli) off Kaikoura, New Zealand

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BIRD FACTS

distribution map showing range of Macronectes halli in Australia

Map is from Atlas of Living Australia website at http://biocache.ala.org.au licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia License




Classification
Class:Aves
Order:Procellariiformes
Family:Procellariidae
Genus:Macronectes
Species:halli
Common Name:Northern Giant-Petrel

Relatives in same Genus
  Southern Giant-Petrel (M. giganteus)