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snow petrel (Pagodroma nivea), snowy sheathbill (Chionis albus)
Subject: snow petrel (Pagodroma nivea), snowy sheathbill (Chionis albus)
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snow petrel (Pagodroma nivea), snowy sheathbill (Chionis albus)

Chicks of Pagodroma nivea and Chionis alba
Date 1906
Source Ibis 1906
Author Herbert Goodchild

The snow petrel (Pagodroma nivea) is the only member of the genus Pagodroma. It is one of only three birds that breed exclusively in Antarctica and has been seen at the South Pole. It has the most southerly breeding distribution of any bird.

The snowy sheathbill (Chionis albus), also known as the greater sheathbill, pale-faced sheathbill, and paddy, is one of two species of sheathbill. It is usually found on the ground. It is the only land bird native to Antarctica.

Paddy bird
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