Other english names for Southern Giant-Petrel

Subject: Other english names for Southern Giant-Petrel
Date: Fri, 23 Nov 2001 11:14:42 +1000

Hi folks

I was just having a look at the SGPetrel section in HANZAB. There are several other names for the bird, and I would like to know how they came about. Some are obvious.

The ones I'm interested in are:
Mother Carey's or Sea Goose

Can anyone help?


Anthony Overs
Recovery Planning Officer
Threatened Species Unit
Southern Directorate
NSW National Parks & Wildlife Service
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