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

Bonin Petrel Pterodroma hypoleuca

Described by: Salvin (1888)
Alternate common name(s): Stout-billed Petrel
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


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Nw. and nc. Pacific Ocean;
Breeds on the Bonin (Ogasawara and Iwo Is.), Volcano Is. and Leeward Hawaiian Is. (Kure, Midway, Pearl, Hermes Reef, Lisianski, Laysan, French Frigate Shoals, Nihoa).
Disperses into the nw. and c. Pacific n. to Siberia (Sakhalin Is.) and Japan, s. to the Ryukyu and Izu Is., Taiwan, the Mariana and Marshall Is. and Kiribati (Phoenix and Line Is.).


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


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