Great Lakes Pelagics

Family NameScientific NameCommon Name
AccipitridaeHaliaeetus leucogasterWhite-breasted Sea Eagle
ArdeidaeEgretta sacraEastern Reef Egret
DiomedeidaeDiomedea exulansWandering Albatross
 Thalassarche bulleriBullers Albatross
 Thalassarche chlororhynchosYellow-nosed Petrel
 Thalassarche melanophrisBlack-browed Albatross
 Thalassarche steadiWhite-capped Albatross
HaematopodidaeHaematopus fuliginosus fuliginosusSouthern Sotty Oystercatcher
LaridaeOnychoprion fuscataSooty Tern
 Sterna hirundoCommon Tern
OceanitidaeFregetta grallariaWhite-bellied Storm-petrel
 Fregetta maorianaNew Zealand Storm-petrel
 Fregetta tropicaBlack-bellied Storm-petrel
 Oceanites oceanicusWilson's Storm-petrel
 Pelagodroma marinaWhite-faced Storm-petrel
PhaethontidaePhaethon rubricaudaRed-tailed Tropicbird
PhalacrocoracidaeMicrocarbo melanoleucosLittle Pied Cormorant
 Phalacrocorax carboGreat Cormorant
 Phalacrocorax variusPied Cormorant
ProcellariidaeArdenna bulleriBullers Shearwater
 Ardenna carneipesFlesh-footed Shearwater
 Ardenna griseaSooty Shearwater
 Ardenna pacificusWedge-tailed Shearwater
 Ardenna tenuirostrisShort-tailed Shearwater
 Fulmarus glacialoidesSouthern Fulmar
 Macronectes giganteusSouthern Giant Petrel
 Macronectes halliNorthern Giant-petrel
 Pachyptila desolataAntarctic Prion
 Pachyptila turturFairy Prion
 Pelecanoides urinatrixCommon Diving-petrel
 Pterodroma cookiiCooks Petrel
 Pterodroma gouldiGrey-faced Petrel
 Pterodroma leucopteraGould's Petrel
 Pterodroma nigripennisBlack-winged Petrel
 Pterodroma solandriProvidence Petrel
 Puffinus gaviaFluttering Shearwater
 Puffinus huttoniHutton's Shearwater
StercorcariidaeCatharacta antarcticusBrown Skua
 Stercorarius longicaudusLong-tailed Jaeger
 Stercorarius parasiticusParasitic Jaeger
 Stercorarius pomarinusPomarine Jager
SulidaeMorus serratorAustralian Gannet
 Sula leucogasterBrown Boobi
 Sula sulaRed-footed Booby
A total of 44 species from 11 families identified in this area.