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Great-winged Petrel

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Also known as Follow link Alternate name
Pterodroma macroptera Scientific name
Procellariiformes Order
Procellariidae Family
 40-42cm. (Wingspan 97-102 cm) Length
Breeds rocky coastline, cliffs, Rocky Reefs, offshore islands. (0-400 m)1,400 m. Non-breeding Palagic. Range follow link Habitat
Altitude
Range
Nests in burrows or amongst rocks.

1 White egg, incubation 51-58 days, fledging 108-128 days.

Clutch
Squid, also fish and crustaceans. Feeds mainly at night. Food  
  Habits
3882 - TSN: 174589 - Sub-species World Number
Least Concern Status

Great-winged Petrel David Bradley Kauwahaia Island, Bethell's Beach, nr Auckland New Zealand XC41218 begging

AKA:- Afrikaans: Kerguelense StormvoŽl, LangvlerkstormvoŽl
Czech: buřňŠk dlouhokřŪdlż, BurnŠk krŠtkokrŪdlż
Danish: Langvinget Petrel
German: LangflŁgel-Sturmvogel
English: Gray-faced Fulmar, Gray-faced Petrel, Great winged Petrel, Great-winged Fulmar, Greatwinged Petrel, Great-winged Petrel, Grey-faced Fulmar, Grey-faced Petrel, Long-winged Fulmar, Long-winged Petrel
Spanish: Aligrande, Fardela de alas grandes, Petrel Aligrande, Petrel apizarrado
Spanish (Argentine): Aligrande, Petrel Aligrande, Petrel apizarrado
Spanish (Chile): Fardela de alas grandes
Estonian: pikktiib-tormilind
Finnish: Pitkšsiipiviistšjš
French: Diablotin ŗ longues ailes, Diablotin noir, Pťtrel noir
Italian: Petrello aligrandi, Petrello dalle ali grandi
Japanese: hanenagamizunagidori
Japanese: ハネナガミズナギドリ
Latin: Pterodroma macroptera
Maori: Oi
Dutch: Langvleugelstormvogel
Norwegian: Storvingepetrell
Polish: petrel dlugoskrzydly, petrel długoskrzydły
Portuguese: Freira-d'asas-grandes, Fura-buxo-de-cara-cinza, Grazina
Portuguese (Brazil): Fura-buxo-de-cara-cinza
Russian: Большекрылый Тайфунник, Длиннокрылый тайфунник
Slovak: tajfķnnik velkokrŪdly, tajfķnnik veľkokrŪdly
Swedish: LŚngvingad petrell
Chinese: 灰脸圆尾鹱

Range:- There are colonies on Crozet, Tristan da Cunha Islands, Tristan da Cunha, Gough Isl, Prince Edward Islands, the Kerguelen Isl and on the coasts of southern Austrailiaand North Island New Zealand

Range includes:-

Amsterdam

Angola Rare/Accidental

Antarctic

Antarctic British Islands

Antarctica Mainland

Argentina

Argentine Region Patagonia

Austrailian State New South Wales

Austrailian State Queensland Rare/Accidental

Austrailian State South Australia

Austrailian State Tasmania Rare/Accidental

Austrailian State Victoria

Austrailian State Western Austrailia

Austrailian Territory Kangaroo Island

Austrailian Territory Lord Howe Island Rare/Accidental

Brazil Rare/Accidental

Chile

Falkland Islands Rare/Accidental

French Polynesia

French Southern Territories

Heard Island and McDonald Islands

Inaccessible

Madagascar

Marion Island

Melanesia Fiji Rare/Accidental

Melanesia Rare/Accidental

Mozambique

Namibia

New Zealand

New Zealand Stewart Island

New-Zealand South Island

Nightingale

Polynesia

South Africa:- SA Eastern Cape, SA Kwazulu-Natal, SA Northern Cape, SA Western Cape.

Saint Helena

South Georgia Island

USA:- USA State California Rare/Accidental

Sub-species

Pterodroma macroptera
Pterodroma macroptera gouldi
Pterodroma macroptera macroptera

 

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