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Noun1.Macronectes - giant petrelsMacronectes - giant petrels        
bird genus - a genus of birds
family Procellariidae, Procellariidae - petrels; fulmars; shearwaters;
giant fulmar, giant petrel, Macronectes giganteus - large brownish petrel chiefly of Antarctic seas
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Band recoveries and juvenile dispersal of Southern Giant Petrels Macronectes giganteus marked as chicks in Antarctica by the Brazilian Antarctic Program (1984-1993).
Gonzalez-Solis J, Sanpera C, Ruiz X (2002) Metals and selenium as bioindicators of geographic and trophic segregation in giant petrel Macronectes spp.