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Antarctic Giant-Petrel
Macronectes giganteus (Gmelin, JF, 1789)
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Order:
  Procellariiformes
Family:
  Procellariidae
Genus:
  Macronectes

Scientific:
  Macronectes giganteus

Citation:
  (Gmelin, JF, 1789)

Reference:
  Syst.Nat. 1 pt2 p.563

Protonym:
  Procellaria gigantea

Avibase ID:
  C1706A8B803AD6EF

Taxomic Serial Number:
TSN: 174594

Geographic range:

  • Macronectes giganteus: Circumpolar southern oceans south to the pack ice
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Antarctic Giant-Petrel
Czech:
  buřňák obrovský
German:
  Riesensturmvogel
Danish:
  Sydlig Kæmpestormfugl
Spanish:
  Abanto marino antártico
Finnish:
  isomyrskyliitäjä
French:
  Pétrel géant
Icelandic:
  Risafýlingur
Italian:
  Ossifraga
Japanese:
  oofurumakamome
Japanese:
  オオフルマカモメ
Dutch:
  Zuidelijke Reuzenstormvogel
Norwegian:
  Sørkjempepetrell
Polish:
  petrelec olbrzymi
Portuguese:
  Petrel-gigante
Portuguese (Brazil):
  Petrel-gigante
Russian:
  Южный гигантский буревестник
Slovak:
  plavec veľký
Swedish:
  sydlig jättestormfågel
Chinese:
  巨鹱


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
   Southern Giant Petrel ( Macronectes giganteus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
   Southern Giant Petrel ( Macronectes giganteus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
   Southern Giant Petrel ( Macronectes giganteus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
   Southern Giant Petrel ( Macronectes giganteus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
   Southern Giant Petrel ( Macronectes giganteus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
   Southern Giant Petrel ( Macronectes giganteus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   Antarctic Giant-Petrel ( Macronectes giganteus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Antarctic Giant-Petrel ( Macronectes giganteus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   Antarctic Giant-Petrel ( Macronectes giganteus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   Antarctic Giant-Petrel ( Macronectes giganteus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   Antarctic Giant-Petrel ( Macronectes giganteus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   Antarctic Giant-Petrel ( Macronectes giganteus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
   Antarctic Giant-Petrel ( Macronectes giganteus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
   Southern Giant-petrel ( Macronectes giganteus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
   Southern Giant-petrel ( Macronectes giganteus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
   Southern Giant-petrel ( Macronectes giganteus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
   Southern Giant-petrel ( Macronectes giganteus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
   Southern Giant-petrel ( Macronectes giganteus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
   Southern Giant-petrel ( Macronectes giganteus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
   Southern Giant-petrel ( Macronectes giganteus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
   Southern Giant-petrel ( Macronectes giganteus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
   Southern Giant-petrel ( Macronectes giganteus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
   Southern Giant Petrel ( Macronectes giganteus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
   Southern Giant Petrel ( Macronectes giganteus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
   Southern Giant Petrel ( Macronectes giganteus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
   Southern Giant Petrel ( Macronectes giganteus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
   Southern Giant Petrel ( Macronectes giganteus) [version 1]
Christidis and Boles (2008): Systematics and Taxonomy of Australian Birds:
   Southern Giant-Petrel ( Macronectes giganteus) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
   Pétrel géant ( Macronectes giganteus) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
   Pétrel géant ( Macronectes giganteus) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
   Giant Fulmar ( Macronectes giganteus) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
   Southern Giant Petrel ( Macronectes giganteus) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
   Antarctic Giant Petrel ( Macronectes giganteus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
   Antarctic Giant Petrel ( Macronectes giganteus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
   Antarctic Giant Petrel ( Macronectes giganteus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
   Antarctic Giant Petrel ( Macronectes giganteus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
   Antarctic Giant Petrel ( Macronectes giganteus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
   Antarctic Giant Petrel ( Macronectes giganteus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
   Antarctic Giant Petrel ( Macronectes giganteus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
   Antarctic Giant Petrel ( Macronectes giganteus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
   Antarctic Giant Petrel ( Macronectes giganteus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
   Antarctic Giant Petrel ( Macronectes giganteus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
   Southern Giant-Petrel ( Macronectes giganteus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
   Southern Giant-Petrel ( Macronectes giganteus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
   Southern Giant-Petrel ( Macronectes giganteus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
   Southern Giant-Petrel ( Macronectes giganteus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
   Southern Giant-Petrel ( Macronectes giganteus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
   Southern Giant-Petrel ( Macronectes giganteus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
   Southern Giant-Petrel ( Macronectes giganteus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
   Southern Giant-Petrel ( Macronectes giganteus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
   Southern Giant-Petrel ( Macronectes giganteus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
   Southern Giant-Petrel ( Macronectes giganteus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
   Southern Giant-Petrel ( Macronectes giganteus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
   Southern Giant-Petrel ( Macronectes giganteus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
   Southern Giant-Petrel ( Macronectes giganteus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
   Southern Giant-Petrel ( Macronectes giganteus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
   Southern Giant-Petrel ( Macronectes giganteus) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
   Southern Giant-Petrel ( Macronectes giganteus) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
   Southern Giant-Petrel ( Macronectes giganteus) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
   Southern Giant-Petrel ( Macronectes giganteus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
   Giant Petrel ( Macronectes giganteus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
   Giant Petrel ( Macronectes giganteus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
   Southern Giant Petrel ( Macronectes giganteus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
   Southern Giant Petrel ( Macronectes giganteus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
   Southern Giant Petrel ( Macronectes giganteus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
   Southern Giant Petrel ( Macronectes giganteus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
   Southern Giant Petrel ( Macronectes giganteus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
   Southern Giant Petrel ( Macronectes giganteus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
   Southern Giant Petrel ( Macronectes giganteus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
   Southern Giant Petrel ( Macronectes giganteus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
   Southern Giant Petrel ( Macronectes giganteus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
   Southern Giant Petrel ( Macronectes giganteus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
   Southern Giant Petrel ( Macronectes giganteus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
   Southern Giant Petrel ( Macronectes giganteus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
   Southern Giant Petrel ( Macronectes giganteus)
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
   Southern Giant Petrel ( Macronectes giganteus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
   Southern Giant Petrel ( Macronectes giganteus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
   Southern Giant Petrel ( Macronectes giganteus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
   Southern Giant Petrel ( Macronectes giganteus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
   Southern Giant Petrel ( Macronectes giganteus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
   Southern Giant Petrel ( Macronectes giganteus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
   Southern Giant Petrel ( Macronectes giganteus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
   Southern Giant Petrel ( Macronectes giganteus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
   Southern Giant Petrel ( Macronectes giganteus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
   Southern Giant Petrel ( Macronectes giganteus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
   Southern Giant Petrel ( Macronectes giganteus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
   Southern Giant Petrel ( Macronectes giganteus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
   Southern Giant Petrel ( Macronectes giganteus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
   Southern Giant Petrel ( Macronectes giganteus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
   Southern Giant Petrel ( Macronectes giganteus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
   Southern Giant Petrel ( Macronectes giganteus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
   Southern Giant Petrel ( Macronectes giganteus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
   Southern Giant Petrel ( Macronectes giganteus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
   Southern Giant Petrel ( Macronectes giganteus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
   Southern Giant Petrel ( Macronectes giganteus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
   Southern Giant Petrel ( Macronectes giganteus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
   Southern Giant Petrel ( Macronectes giganteus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
   Southern Giant Petrel ( Macronectes giganteus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
   Southern Giant Petrel ( Macronectes giganteus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
   Southern Giant Petrel ( Macronectes giganteus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
   Southern Giant Petrel ( Macronectes giganteus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
   Southern Giant Petrel ( Macronectes giganteus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
   Southern Giant Petrel ( Macronectes giganteus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
   Southern Giant Petrel ( Macronectes giganteus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
   Southern Giant Petrel ( Macronectes giganteus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
   Southern Giant Petrel ( Macronectes giganteus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
   Southern Giant Petrel ( Macronectes giganteus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
   Southern Giant Petrel ( Macronectes giganteus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
   Southern Giant Petrel ( Macronectes giganteus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
   Southern Giant Petrel ( Macronectes giganteus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
   Southern Giant Petrel ( Macronectes giganteus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
   Southern Giant Petrel ( Macronectes giganteus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
   Southern Giant Petrel ( Macronectes giganteus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
   Southern Giant Petrel ( Macronectes giganteus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
   Southern Giant Petrel ( Macronectes giganteus) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
   Southern Giant-Petrel ( Macronectes giganteus) [version 1]
James Lee Peters:
    Macronectes giganteus [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
    Macronectes giganteus [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
   Antarctic Giant-Petrel ( Macronectes giganteus) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
   Antarctic Giant-Petrel ( Macronectes giganteus) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
   Antarctic Giant-Petrel ( Macronectes giganteus) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (24/10/2003):
   Southern Giant-Petrel ( Macronectes giganteus) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (14/09/2005):
   Southern Giant-Petrel ( Macronectes giganteus) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (16/07/2006):
   Southern Giant-Petrel ( Macronectes giganteus) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (26/09/2007):
   Southern Giant-Petrel ( Macronectes giganteus) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (01/05/2008):
   Southern Giant-Petrel ( Macronectes giganteus) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (30/09/2009):
   Southern Giant-Petrel ( Macronectes giganteus) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (19/08/2010):
   Southern Giant-Petrel ( Macronectes giganteus) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (8/08/2011):
   Southern Giant-Petrel ( Macronectes giganteus) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (8/02/2012):
   Southern Giant-Petrel ( Macronectes giganteus) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (4/09/2012):
   Southern Giant-Petrel ( Macronectes giganteus) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (17/03/2013):
   Southern Giant-Petrel ( Macronectes giganteus) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (9/02/2014):
   Southern Giant-Petrel ( Macronectes giganteus) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (16/02/2015):
   Southern Giant-Petrel ( Macronectes giganteus) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (28/07/2016):
   Southern Giant-Petrel ( Macronectes giganteus) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (22/04/2017):
   Southern Giant-Petrel ( Macronectes giganteus) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Macronectes giganteus [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Macronectes giganteus [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

This taxon is considered a subspecies ofNULL Macronectes [giganteus or halli] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms

Afrikaans: Reuse Nellie, Reusenellie
Catalan: Petrell gegant, Petrell gegant antàrtic
Czech: Burnák obrovský, buřňák obrovský
Danish: Sydlig Kæmpestormfugl
German: Riesensturmvogel, Südliche Riesensturmvogel, Süd-Riesensturmvogel
English: Antarctic Giant Fulmar, Antarctic Giant Petrel, Antarctic Giant-Petrel, Giant Fulmar, Giant Petrel, Nellie, Southern giand petrel, Southern Giant Petrel, Southern Giant-Petrel, Stinker
English (New Zealand): Southern Giant Petrel
Spanish: Abanto marino antártico, Abanto-marino Antártico, Petrel gigante antártico, Petrel gigante común
Spanish (Argentine): Petrel gigante común
Spanish (Chile): Petrel gigante antártico
Spanish (Spain): Petrel Gigante Común
Spanish (Peru): Petrel Gigante Sureño
Spanish (Uruguay): Petrel Gigante Común
Estonian: hiid-tormilind
Finnish: Isomyrskyliitäjä
French: Fulmar antarctique, Fulmar de Hall, Fulmar géant, Pétrel géant, Pétrel géant antarctique
Hungarian: déli óriáshojsza
Icelandic: Risafýlingur
Italian: Ossifraga, Ossifraga del sud
Japanese: oofurumakamome
Japanese: オオフルマカモメ
Latin: Macronectes giganteus, Procellaria gigantea
Lithuanian: Didysis audrapaukštis, Pietinis didysis audrašauklis
Malagasy: Vorompamono
Maori: Pangurunguru
Dutch: Reuzenstormvogel, Zuidelijke Reuzenstormvogel
Norwegian: Sørkjempepetrell
Polish: petrel olbrzymi, petrelec olbrzymi
Portuguese: Pardelão-antárctico, pardelão-gigante, Petrel-gigante, Petrel-gigante / Pardelão-gigante, petrel-grande / pardelão-gigante
Portuguese (Brazil): pardelão-gigante, Petrel-gigante, petrel-grande
Portuguese (Portugal): Pardelão
Russian: Южный гигантский буревестник
Slovak: Fulmar menlivý, fulmar veľký, plavec veľký
Slovenian: južni veleviharnik
Serbian: Južna gorostasna zlogodnica
Swedish: Jättestormfågel, Sydlig jättestormfågel
Swahili: Kwazi Baharini
Turkish: Antarktik Dev Fırtınakuşu, güney dev fırtına kuşu, güney dev fırtınakuşu
Chinese: 巨鹱
Chinese (Traditional): 南方巨鸌〔巨鸌〕

 

         

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