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Number of species: 65
Number of endemics: 2
Number of globally threatened species: 7
Number of introduced species: 1
Upland Goose Chloephaga picta Oca di Magellano Introduced species
Speckled Teal Anas flavirostris macchiettata
Yellow-billed Duck Anas georgica Anatra dal becco giallo
King Penguin Aptenodytes patagonicus Pinguino reale
Emperor Penguin Aptenodytes forsteri Pinguino imperatore Rare/Accidental
Gentoo Penguin Pygoscelis papua Pinguino Papua Near-threatened
Adelie Penguin Pygoscelis adeliae Pinguino di Adelia
Chinstrap Penguin Pygoscelis antarcticus Pigoscelide dell'Antartide
Rockhopper Penguin Eudyptes chrysocome Eudipte crestato
Royal Penguin Eudyptes schlegeli Eudipte della Nuova Zelanda Rare/Accidental Vulnerable
Macaroni Penguin Eudyptes chrysolophus Eudipte ciuffodorato Vulnerable
Magellanic Penguin Spheniscus magellanicus Pinguino di Magellano Near-threatened
Wandering Albatross Diomedea exulans Albatro urlatore
Sooty Albatross Phoebetria fusca Albatro fuligginoso Endangered
Light-mantled Albatross Phoebetria palpebrata Albatro palpebrato Near-threatened
Grey-headed Albatross Thalassarche chrysostoma Albatro testagrigia Vulnerable
Black-browed Albatross Thalassarche melanophrys Albatro dai sopraccigli neri
Shy Albatross Thalassarche cauta Albatro cauto
Antarctic Giant-Petrel Macronectes giganteus Ossifraga Near-threatened
Hall's Giant-Petrel Macronectes halli Ossifraga di Hall Near-threatened
Southern Fulmar Fulmarus glacialoides Fulmaro antartico
Antarctic Petrel Thalassoica antarctica Procellaria antartica Rare/Accidental
Cape Petrel Daption capense Procellaria del Capo
Snow Petrel Pagodroma nivea Petrello delle nevi
Blue Petrel Halobaena caerulea Petrello azzurro
Broad-billed Prion Pachyptila vittata Prione beccolargo
Salvin's Prion Pachyptila salvini Prione di Salvin
Antarctic Prion Pachyptila desolata Prione antartico
Slender-billed Prion Pachyptila belcheri Prione beccosottile
Fairy Prion Pachyptila turtur Prione tortora
Fulmar-Prion Pachyptila crassirostris Prione beccogrosso
Kerguelen Petrel Aphrodroma brevirostris Petrello delle Isole Kerguelen
Great-winged Petrel Pterodroma macroptera Petrello aligrandi
White-headed Petrel Pterodroma lessonii Petrello testabianca
Atlantic Petrel Pterodroma incerta Petrello di Schlegel Endangered
Soft-plumaged Petrel Pterodroma mollis Petrello dal piumaggio morbido
Grey Petrel Procellaria cinerea Procellaria grigia Near-threatened
White-chinned Petrel Procellaria aequinoctialis Procellaria mentobianco
Little Shearwater Puffinus assimilis Berta minore fosca
Sooty Shearwater Puffinus griseus Berta grigia Near-threatened
Flesh-footed Shearwater Puffinus carneipes Berta piedicarnicini
Great Shearwater Puffinus gravis Berta dell'Atlantico
Wilson's Storm-Petrel Oceanites oceanicus Uccello delle tempeste di Wilson
Grey-backed Storm-Petrel Garrodia nereis Uccello delle tempeste dorsogrigio
White-faced Storm-Petrel Pelagodroma marina Uccello delle tempeste fregata
White-bellied Storm-Petrel Fregetta grallaria Uccello delle tempeste ventrebianco
Black-bellied Storm-Petrel Fregetta tropica Uccello delle tempeste ventrenero
Leach's Storm Petrel Oceanodroma leucorhoa Uccello delle tempeste codaforcuta Rare/Accidental
South Georgia Diving-Petrel Pelecanoides georgicus Petrello tuffatore georgiano
Common Diving-Petrel Pelecanoides urinatrix Petrello tuffatore comune
Imperial Shag Phalacrocorax atriceps Cormorano imperiale
Allen's Gallinule Porphyrio alleni Pollo sultano di Allen Rare/Accidental
Purple Gallinule Porphyrio martinica Pollo sultano della Martinica Endemic
Snowy Sheathbill Chionis albus Chione bianco
Little Stint Calidris minuta Gambecchio comune Rare/Accidental
Least Sandpiper Calidris minutilla Piro-piro americano Rare/Accidental
Kelp Gull Larus dominicanus Zafferano meridionale
Arctic Tern Sterna paradisaea Sterna codalunga
Antarctic Tern Sterna vittata Sterna antartica
Brown Noddy Anous stolidus Sterna stolida bruna
South Polar Skua Stercorarius maccormicki Stercorario di McCormick
Brown Skua Stercorarius antarcticus Stercorario antartico
White-crested Elaenia Elaenia albiceps Elenia crestabianca
South Georgia Pipit Anthus antarcticus Pispola antartica Endemic Near-threatened
Passeriformes.: Icteridae
Long-tailed Meadowlark Sturnella loyca

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