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Bird Northern Giant Petrel (Macronectes halli)


John McDouall Stuart
Aug 5, 2011
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Scientific name: Macronectes halli

Common Name: Northern Giant Petrel

Order: Procellariiformes

Family: Procellariidae

Other Names:
Hall's Giant Petrel

Distribution: Pelagic.

Habitat: Ocean.

Field Notes: Length: 90 cm - grey-brown body, lighter coloured forehead, sides of face, and chin, long pinkish yellow bill with brown tip, grey eye.

Photos taken on a Pelagic boat trip departing from St Helens on the East Coast of Tasmania.

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