Southern Giant Petrel (1729/2582)

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Although they look quite similar to northern giant petrels, southern giant petrels can be identified by the greenish bill tip. Northern giant petrels have a reddish tip.

Scientific name
Macronectes giganteus
Common names
Southern giant petrel, nelly, stinker, pangurunguru, giant fulmar, glutton, stinkpot, sea vulture
Hauraki Gulf, New Zealand
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