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Trip Reports

Chapter 1 Intro

Chapter 2 Drake Passage

Chapter 3 South Georgia

Chapter 4  Falklands

A. So Georgia Bird List

B.  Costs, Leaders

 

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Antarctica, South Georgia and the Falkland Islands

January 15 - February 2, 1999

Trip Report by Emmalee Tarry

Appendix A

Checklist of the Birds of South Georgia

 

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Macaroni Penguin

Macaroni Penguin on 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

1. Introduction  |  2. Drake Passage - Antarctic Peninsula  |  3.  Scotia Sea to So. Georgia  | 4  Falkland  Islands

|Appendix A So. Georgia Bird List | Appendix B Costs, leaders |