• Albatross Family great bird Petrel in fl

    Image ID
    FOT551364
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    RM Rights Managed
    Image Details
    Image File Attributes
    9.1 MB
    JPEG
    Image Dimensions
    7726 x 5125 px
    Image Print Size (at 300 ppi)
    654 x 434 mm
    25.8 x 17.1 in
    Visual Size @300ppi
    Keywords
    Southern giant petrels have two distinct colour phases, which are white and dark. Dark phase adults have a grey-brown body with white head, neck and brown speckled breast. Juveniles of dark phase birds have a dark brown body with a dark brown iris, which closely resemble Northern giant petrel juveniles. except for a few scattered dark feathers. White phase birds generally constitute a maximum of 5% of a population. The Southern Giant Petrel, Macronectes giganteus, is a large seabird of the southern oceans.Diet The southern giant petrel feeds mainly on carrion and offal, but it will also feed on smaller birds such as penguins. It also eats fish and squid out at sea.New Zealnd South Island Petrel Giant bird wild life coastline waves nature
    Uploader
    Rob Weaver
    Contributor
    Rob Weaver
    Date Taken
    2009-06-15
    Uploaded on
    2009-06-15
    Collection
    1**A Selection of Photos D High Ratings
    Category
    Lifestyle
    Sub Category
    Holidays
    Dominant colour
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