SUBANTARCTIC Seashore
birds

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

Order Charadriiformes: waders & shorebirds

Family Stercorariidae: 'Skuas' and 'Jaegers'

Family Laridae: Gulls

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Order Procellariiformes: Tubenoses

Family Diomedeidae: Albatrosses

(Auckland Islands)

Phoebetria palpebrata, 'Light-mantled Sooty Albatross'.

(Fortuna Bay, South Georgia)

Light-mantled Sooty Albatross, chick at nest.

Family Phalacrocoracidae: Cormorants

Family Motacillidae

(South Georgia)

Anthus antarcticus, 'South Georgia Pipit'. The only passerine found on South Georgia.

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For the page on the geology of the Subantarctic shore
For the page on the birds of the Subantarctic shore
For the page on the penguins of the Subantarctic shore
For the page on the seals of the Subantarctic shore
For the page on the places to experience the Subantarctic shore


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