Top 10 Birds Found In Antarctica

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With the largest wingspan in the world, Wandering Albatrosses are common in Antarctica, breeding on islands like Crozet and Prince Edward.

Wandering Albatross

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Found in sub-Antarctic areas like Campbell Island, Southern Royal Albatrosses boast impressive wingspans and scavenging diets.

Southern Royal Albatross

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Breeding on various Atlantic islands, Black-browed Albatrosses have distinct markings and feed on cephalopods and krill.

Black-browed Albatross

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Breeding in Antarctica, Antarctic Petrels have chocolate-brown plumage and feed on crustaceans and small fish.

Antarctic Petrel

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Nesting in Antarctica and neighboring islands, Snow Petrels have pure white plumage and mainly consume small fish and mollusks.

Snow Petrel

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As the smallest birds breeding in Antarctica, Wilson's Storm Petrels migrate to northern oceans in winter, feeding on small crustaceans and fish.

Wilson's Storm Petrel

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Distributed across the Southern Ocean, Common Diving Petrels dive for small pelagic crustaceans as their primary food source.

Common Diving Petrel

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Breeding mainly in Antarctica, Southern Giant Petrels have black and white plumage and feed on a variety of marine organisms.

Southern Giant Petrel

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Nesting in sub-Antarctic regions, Blue Petrels have distinctive blue-grey plumage and feed on crustaceans, squid, and small fish.

Blue Petrel

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Breeding in the Antarctic region, Great Shearwaters migrate to the northern hemisphere, foraging on fish and other marine creatures.

Great Shearwater

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