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Antarctic petrel, or Thalassoica antarctica, close up!

Antarctic petrel, or Thalassoica antarctica is a boldly marked dark brown and white petrel, found in Antarctica, most commonly in the Ross and Weddell seas. They eat Antarctic krill, fish, and small squid. They feed while swimming but can dive well from the surface and the air.(wikipedia)

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Birds, Antarctic & Southern Ocean Nature & Wildlife
Antarctic petrel, or Thalassoica antarctica is a boldly marked dark brown and white petrel, found in Antarctica, most commonly in the Ross and Weddell seas. They eat Antarctic krill, fish, and small squid. They feed while swimming but can dive well from the surface and the air.(wikipedia)