Heard Island and McDonald Islands

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Heard Island and McDonald Islands

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Number of species: 49
Number of endemics: 1
Number of globally threatened species: 5
Date last reviewed: 2008-03-24
See also: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Birds_of_Heard_and_McDonald_Islands
King Penguin Aptenodytes patagonicus Ping?no Rey  
Emperor Penguin Aptenodytes forsteri Ping?no Emperador  
Gentoo Penguin Pygoscelis papua Ping?no Juanito Near-threatened
Adelie Penguin Pygoscelis adeliae Ping?no de Adelia  
Chinstrap Penguin Pygoscelis antarcticus Ping?no Barbijo  
Rockhopper Penguin Eudyptes chrysocome Ping?no Saltarrocas Vulnerable
Macaroni Penguin Eudyptes chrysolophus Ping?no Macarrones Vulnerable
Wandering Albatross Diomedea exulans Albatros Viajero  
Royal Albatross Diomedea epomophora Albatros Real  
Grey-headed Albatross Thalassarche chrysostoma Albatros Cabecigr? Vulnerable
Black-browed Albatross Thalassarche melanophris Albatros Ojeroso  
Yellow-nosed Albatross Thalassarche chlororhynchos Albatros Clororrinco  
Light-mantled Albatross Phoebetria palpebrata Albatros Tiznado Near-threatened
Antarctic Giant-Petrel Macronectes giganteus Abanto-marino Ant?tico Vulnerable
Hall's Giant-Petrel Macronectes halli Abanto-marino Subant?tico Near-threatened
Southern Fulmar Fulmarus glacialoides Fulmar Austral  
Antarctic Petrel Thalassoica antarctica Petrel Ant?tico  
Cape Petrel Daption capense Petrel Damero  
Snow Petrel Pagodroma nivea Petrel N?eo  
Great-winged Petrel Pterodroma macroptera Petrel Aligrande  
White-headed Petrel Pterodroma lessonii Petrel Cabeciblanco  
Mottled Petrel Pterodroma inexpectata Petrel Moteado Near-threatened
Soft-plumaged Petrel Pterodroma mollis Petrel Suave  
Barau's Petrel Pterodroma baraui Petrel de Barau Endangered
Blue Petrel Halobaena caerulea Petrel Azulado  
Broad-billed Prion Pachyptila vittata Pato-petrel Piquiancho  
Antarctic Prion Pachyptila desolata Pato-petrel Ant?tico  
Slender-billed Prion Pachyptila belcheri Pato-petrel Picofino  
Fulmar Prion Pachyptila crassirostris Pato-petrel Picogrueso  
Fairy Prion Pachyptila turtur Pato-petrel Piquicorto  
Grey Petrel Procellaria cinerea Pardela Gris Near-threatened
White-chinned Petrel Procellaria aequinoctialis Pardela Gorgiblanca  
Kerguelen Petrel Aphrodroma brevirostris Petrel de las Kerguelen  
Grey-backed Storm-Petrel Garrodia nereis Pa?o Dorsigr?  
Wilson's Storm-Petrel Oceanites oceanicus Pa?o de Wilson  
White-faced Storm-Petrel Pelagodroma marina Pa?o Pechialbo  
Black-bellied Storm-Petrel Fregetta tropica Pa?o Ventrinegro  
White-bellied Storm-Petrel Fregetta grallaria Pa?o Ventriblanco  
South Georgia Diving-Petrel Pelecanoides georgicus Potoyunco de Georgia  
Common Diving-Petrel Pelecanoides urinatrix Potoyunco Com?  
PELECANIFORMES: Phalacrocoracidae
Imperial Shag Phalacrocorax atriceps Cormor? Imperial
Kerguelen Shag
Heard Island Shag Phalacrocorax nivalis Cormor? de la Heard Endemic
Common Greenshank Tringa nebularia Archibebe Claro Rare/Accidental
Black-faced Sheathbill Chionis minor Picovaina de las Kerguelen  
Kelp Gull Larus dominicanus Gaviota Cocinera  
Antarctic Tern Sterna vittata Charr? Ant?tico  
Arctic Tern Sterna paradisaea Charr? Artico  
Kerguelen Tern Sterna virgata Charr? de las Kerguelen Rare/Accidental Near-threatened
South Polar Skua Stercorarius maccormicki P?alo Polar  

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