South Orkney Isl

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South Orkney Isl

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Antarctic.    Antarctic British Islands.
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Number of species: 23
Number of globally threatened species: 4
 
Spheniscidae
Emperor Penguin Aptenodytes forsteri Keizerspingu? Rare/Accidental
Gentoo Penguin Pygoscelis papua Ezelspingu? Near-threatened
Adelie Penguin Pygoscelis adeliae Ad?ie-pingu?
Chinstrap Penguin Pygoscelis antarcticus Keelband- Of Stormbandpingu?
Rockhopper Penguin Eudyptes chrysocome Geelkuifpingu? Rare/Accidental
Macaroni Penguin Eudyptes chrysolophus Macaronipingu? Vulnerable
Magellanic Penguin Spheniscus magellanicus Magelhaenpingu? Rare/Accidental Near-threatened
 
Diomedeidae
Light-mantled Albatross Phoebetria palpebrata Roetkopalbatros Near-threatened
Grey-headed Albatross Thalassarche chrysostoma Grijskopalbatros Vulnerable
 
Procellariidae
Antarctic Giant-Petrel Macronectes giganteus Zuidelijke Reuzenstormvogel Near-threatened
Southern Fulmar Fulmarus glacialoides Grijze Stormvogel
Cape Petrel Daption capense Kaapse Stormvogel
Snow Petrel Pagodroma nivea Sneeuwstormvogel
Antarctic Prion Pachyptila desolata Antarctische Prion
White-chinned Petrel Procellaria aequinoctialis Witkinstormvogel
 
Hydrobatidae
Wilson's Storm-Petrel Oceanites oceanicus Wilson-stormvogeltje
Black-bellied Storm-Petrel Fregetta tropica Zwartbuikstormvogeltje
 
Phalacrocoracidae
Imperial Shag Phalacrocorax atriceps Blauwoogaalscholver
 
Chionidae
Snowy Sheathbill Chionis albus Zuidpoolkip
 
Scolopacidae
Least Sandpiper Calidris minutilla Kleinste Strandloper Rare/Accidental
 
Laridae
Kelp Gull Larus dominicanus Kelpmeeuw
Antarctic Tern Sterna vittata Antarctische Stern
 
Stercorariidae
Brown Skua Stercorarius antarcticus Subantarctische Grote Jager

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