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Number of endemics: 1
Number of breeding endemics: 1
Number of globally threatened species: 5
 
SPHENISCIFORMES: Spheniscidae
King Penguin Aptenodytes patagonicus
Emperor Penguin Aptenodytes forsteri Endemic
Gentoo Penguin Pygoscelis papua Near-threatened
Adelie Penguin Pygoscelis adeliae
Chinstrap Penguin Pygoscelis antarcticus
Rockhopper Penguin Eudyptes chrysocome Vulnerable
Macaroni Penguin Eudyptes chrysolophus Vulnerable
 
PROCELLARIIFORMES: Diomedeidae
Wandering Albatross Diomedea exulans
Grey-headed Albatross Thalassarche chrysostoma Vulnerable
Black-browed Albatross Thalassarche melanophris
Sooty Albatross Phoebetria fusca Endangered
Light-mantled Albatross Phoebetria palpebrata Near-threatened
 
PROCELLARIIFORMES: Procellariidae
Antarctic Giant-Petrel Macronectes giganteus Vulnerable
Hall's Giant-Petrel Macronectes halli Near-threatened
Southern Fulmar Fulmarus glacialoides
Antarctic Petrel Thalassoica antarctica Breeding endemic
Cape Petrel Daption capense
Snow Petrel Pagodroma nivea
Great-winged Petrel Pterodroma macroptera
White-headed Petrel Pterodroma lessonii
Blue Petrel Halobaena caerulea
Broad-billed Prion Pachyptila vittata
Salvin's Prion Pachyptila salvini
Antarctic Prion Pachyptila desolata
Slender-billed Prion Pachyptila belcheri
Fairy Prion Pachyptila turtur
Grey Petrel Procellaria cinerea Near-threatened
White-chinned Petrel Procellaria aequinoctialis
Kerguelen Petrel Aphrodroma brevirostris
Sooty Shearwater Puffinus griseus Near-threatened
 
PROCELLARIIFORMES: Hydrobatidae
Grey-backed Storm-Petrel Garrodia nereis
Wilson's Storm-Petrel Oceanites oceanicus
Black-bellied Storm-Petrel Fregetta tropica
 
PROCELLARIIFORMES: Pelecanoididae
South Georgia Diving-Petrel Pelecanoides georgicus
Common Diving-Petrel Pelecanoides urinatrix
 
PELECANIFORMES: Phalacrocoracidae
Antarctic Shag Phalacrocorax bransfieldensis
Imperial Shag Phalacrocorax atriceps
Crozet Shag Phalacrocorax melanogenis
 
PELECANIFORMES: Ardeidae
Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis
 
ANSERIFORMES: Anatidae
Yellow-billed Pintail Anas georgica
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Chionididae
Snowy Sheathbill Chionis albus
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Laridae
Kelp Gull Larus dominicanus
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Sternidae
Antarctic Tern Sterna vittata
Arctic Tern Sterna paradisaea
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Stercorariidae
South Polar Skua Stercorarius maccormicki
Brown Skua Stercorarius antarcticus

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