Antarctic Thesaurus

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snow petrel

Margaret Whitelaw, Snow Petrel
Pagodroma nivea 2008


Circumpolar and abundant, the snow petrel is especially common in the Ross Sea. It has a lifespan of 14-20 years. Length 30-35cm (12-14in) Wingspan 76-79cm (30-31in)

Tony Soper, Antarctica: A Guide to the Wildlife 2004