ANTARCTIC Seashore
birds

The birds of the Antarctic seashore include sheathbills, gulls, skuas, albatross, giant petrels and cormorants...

Order Charadriiformes: waders & shorebirds

Family Chionidae: 'Sheathbills'

Chionis albus, 'Snowy Sheathbill', (Antarctic peninsula). The only 'land' bird native to Antarctica.

Family Stercorariidae: 'Skuas' and 'Jaegers'

Family Laridae: Gulls

Larus dominicanus, 'Kelp Gull'.

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Order Procellariiformes: Tubenoses

Family Phalacrocoracidae: Cormorants

Leucocarbo bransfieldensis, 'Antarctic Cormorant'.

For the page on the Antarctic shore
For the page on the birds of the Antarctic shore
For the page on the penguins of the Antarctic shore
For the page on the seals of the Antarctic shore
For the page on the humans of the Antarctic shore
For the page on the places to experience the Antarctic shore


Thinking of travelling again after everything settles down? The first expedition I am booked to work on after the virus is Micronesia, New Guinea & Indonesia in 2021 with Silversea.