New England Seabirds | Wandering Birder| Antarctica | Appendix B


 

Checklist of the Birds of South Georgia

Breeding Birds Estimated Pairs
King Penguin (Aptenodytes patagonicus) "400,000"
Gentoo Penguin (Pygoscelis papua) "105,000"
Adelie Penguin (Pygoscelis adeliae) 1
Chinstrap Penguin (Pygoscelis antarctica) "6,000"
Rockhopper Penguin (Eudyptes chrysocome) very rare
Macaroni Penguin (Eudyptes chrysolophus) "2,700,000"
Wandering Albatross (Diomedea exulans) "4,000"
Black-browed Albatross (Diomedea melanophris) "100,000"
Grey-headed Albatross (Diomedea chrysostoma) "80,000"
Light-mantled Sooty Albatross (Phoebetria palpebrata) "5-7,500"
Southern Giant Petrel (Macronectes giganteus) "5,000"
Northern Giant Petrel (Macronectes halli) "3,000"
Cape (Pintado Petrel) Petrel (Daption capense) "10,000"
Snow Petrel (Pagadroma nivea) "3,000"
Blue Petrel (Halobaena caerulea) "70,000"
Antarctic Prion (Pachyptila desolata) "22,000,000"
Fairy Prion (Pachyptila turtur) "1,000"
White-chinned Petrel (Procellaria aequinoctialis) "2,000,000"
Wilson's Storm-petrel (Oceanites oceanicus) "600,000"
Grey-backed Storm-petrel (Garrodia nereis) very rare
Black-bellied Storm-petrel (Fregetta tropica) "10,000"
South Georgia Diving-petrel (Pelecanoides georgicus) "50,000"
Common Diving-petrel (Pelecanoides urinatrix) "3,800,000"
"South Georgia (Blue-eyed, Imperial) Shag (Phalacrocorax georgianus)" "7,500"
South Georgia Pintail (Anas georgica georgica) "1,000"
Yellow-billed (Speckled) Teal (A. flavirostris) "36,170"
Snowy Sheathbill (Chionis alba) "2,000"
Brown Skua (Catharacta lonnbergi [skua]) "2,000"
Kelp Gull (Larus dominicanus) "2,000"
Antarctic Tern (Sterna vittata georgiae) "10,000"
South Georgia Pipit (Anthus antarcticus) 3-4000
New England Seabirds Contents Part 1 Santiago - Ushuaia Part 2 Drake Passage- Antarctica
Part 3 South Georgia Part 4 Falkland Islands Appendix A Misc. Information Appendix B South Georgia Bird List