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Kermadec Petrel

(Pterodroma neglecta)
Size: 37-39 cm; wing span ca. 90 cm
Weight: 400-580 g

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Description     Classification     Distribution     Sightings     Photos     Breeding     Nest     Eggs     Behaviour     Food     Call/s

Physical description

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Taxonomy, classification

See Kermadec Petrel at Wikipedia .

Range, habitat, finding this species

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Sightings

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Photos

Dark morphology

ADULT

Near-dorsal view of a Kermadec Petrel; note the characteristic silvery-grey primary shafts on the upperwing
(photo courtesy of M. Eaton)
[22 NM off Southport, Gold Coast, QLD, April 2018]

Near-lateral view of a Kermadec Petrel in flight; note the characteristic silvery-grey primary shafts on the upperwing
(photo courtesy of M. Eaton)
[22 NM off Southport, Gold Coast, QLD, April 2018]

Near-dorsal view of a Kermadec Petrel in flight; note the characteristic silvery-grey primary shafts on the upperwing
(photo courtesy of M. Eaton)
[22 NM off Southport, Gold Coast, QLD, April 2018]

Intermediate morphology

ADULT

Moulting Kermadec Petrel in flight (photo courtesy of M. Eaton)
[22 NM off Southport, Gold Coast, QLD, April 2018]

Pale morphology

ADULT

Distant view of the underside of a Kermadec Petrel (photo courtesy of M. Eaton)
[22 NM off Southport, Gold Coast, QLD, April 2018]

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