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The threats to which this taxon is subject.
|Egg loss and chick mortality is primarily due to adverse weather conditions and occasional predation by skuas.|
|Diet and Feeding
Diet and feeding details
|Euphausiid shrimp, pteropods, cephalopods, fish and medusae form the basis of the Antarctic petrel's diet. They feed while swimming but can dive well from the surface and the air.|
Includes realm (e.g. Terrestrial etc) and climatic information (e.g. Boreal); also includes requirements and tolerances; horizontal and vertical distribution;
|Antarctic petrels are found in open water with scattered ice bergs, ice floes and in open pack ice. They often nest on low snow-free cliffs exposed to wind.|
Reproduction including mating habits, habitat usage in breeding, duration of breeding.
|One egg is laid in late November to early December each year. The incubation period lasts more than 45 days and chicks fledge from late February to mid-March.|
Relationships with other taxa
|CCAMLR FishLog Database species identifier CCAMLR FishLog Database species identifier||TAA|
Species belongs to the following lists - Follow link on List Name to see list of all species.
|Type||List Name||Description||Status||Basis of Record|
|Antarctic-wide||Antarctic Birds||The definite list of Antarctic birds with status on breeding, vagrant or visitor to the region.||Breeding||Observation|
|Bioregion||Heard Island||includes McDonald Island||Derived (from literature)|
|Bioregion||Macquarie Island||Derived (from literature)|