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
 
SPHENISCIFORMES: Spheniscidae
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
 
PROCELLARIIFORMES: Diomedeidae
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
 
PROCELLARIIFORMES: Procellariidae
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  
 
PROCELLARIIFORMES: Hydrobatidae
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  
 
PROCELLARIIFORMES: Pelecanoididae
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
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Scolopacidae
Common Greenshank Tringa nebularia Archibebe Claro Rare/Accidental
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Chionididae
Black-faced Sheathbill Chionis minor Picovaina de las Kerguelen  
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Laridae
Kelp Gull Larus dominicanus Gaviota Cocinera  
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Sternidae
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
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Stercorariidae
South Polar Skua Stercorarius maccormicki P?alo Polar  

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