Regional Nesting Sites: Approximately 30% of the world population breeds on South Georgia. Other nesting sites far from the Patagonian Sea and areas of influence are located on the Auckland, Campbell, Antipodes, Crozet, Kerguelen, Heard, Macquarie, Prince Edward and Marion islands.
Diet: This species feeds by catching prey on the surface, principally cephalopods and krill, although it may also consume fish and carrion.
World breeding population: Estimated at 19,000-24,000 pairs.
Conservation Status: Near threatened (IUCN, 2008).
Main threats: Incidental mortality in longline fisheries.