Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Shearwaters and Petrels :: Kermadec Petrel

Kermadec Petrel Pterodroma neglecta

Described by: Schlegel (1863)
Alternate common name(s): Variable Petrel
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


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C. Pacific Ocean between 25 and 35S;
(1) Lord Howe (Pyramid Rock), Kermadec (Raoul(?), Herald, North and South, Macauley, Curtis, Cheeseman, Meyer Is.), Austral or Tubuai Is. (Raivavae, Rapa), Pitcairn (Henderson, Oeno, Ducie Is.), Tuamotu and Easter Is.
(2) Juan Fernandez (Mas-a-Tierra, Santa Clara), San Ambrosio, San Felix Is. off coast of Chile.
Disperses to 42N in the c. Pacific (November to January) n. of Polynesia and the Hawaiian Is., w. to the Caroline Is., New Zealand and ex. e. Australia (Queensland, New South Wales off Wollongong) and e. to 21N far off w. North America, Mexico, Peru and Chile.


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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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