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 4 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 2 years ago 3.8
Bird in flight off the northern coast of South Georgia
Locality South Georgia
Markus Lilje 11 February 2010 8 weeks ago 3.7
Bird flying away from the ship
Locality South Georgia (Monotypic species)
Santiago Imberti 30 January 2008 5 years ago 2.9
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