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Chatham Petrel Pterodroma axillaris

Described by: Salvin (1893)
Alternate common name(s): Chatham Islands Petrel
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


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Sw. Pacific Ocean in the vicinity of Chatham Is.;
Ex. restricted range;
Breeds only on Rangatira (South East) Is. se. of Chatham Is. Formerly nested on other is. in the Chatham group including Chatham and Mangere Is.
Dispersal range is unknown. Observed almost exclusively in the vicinity of the Chatham Is. with one report ca. 120km to the se.


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


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