South Georgia Diving-petrel (Pelecanoides georgicus) - HBW 1, p. 277
French: Puffinure de Géorgie du Sud
German: Breitschnabel Lummensturmvogel
Spanish: Potoyunco de Georgia
Other common names: Georgian Diving-petrel
Taxonomy: Pelecanoides georgica Murphy and Harper, 1916, Cumberland Bay, South Georgia.
Forms superspecies with P. garnotii and P. magellani. Monotypic.
Distribution: Circumpolar, with breeding at South Georgia, islands of S Indian Ocean and off S New Zealand.
- Least Concern Enlarge map
Handheld adult, found on ship in early morning Locality Grytviken, South Georgia (Monotypic species)
Gus Yaki 9 February 2000 8 years ago 41 sec 4.5
Fast flying low across the sea and then diving from active flight Locality Scotia Sea (Monotypic species)
Greg Baker 22 February 2005 5 years ago 21 sec 3.6
A bird in flight during a snow blizzard
Locality Heard Island and McDonald Islands
Tony Palliser 20 November 2012 3 years ago 3.8
Bird in flight off the northern coast of South Georgia
Locality South Georgia
Markus Lilje 11 February 2010 19 weeks ago 3.7
Bird flying away from the ship
Locality South Georgia (Monotypic species)
Santiago Imberti 30 January 2008 6 years ago 2.9
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