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Mottled Petrel

(Pterodroma inexpectata)
Alternate name(s): "Scaled Petrel"
Size: 33-35 cm; wing span 74-82 cm

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Physical description

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Taxonomy, classification

See Mottled Petrel at Wikipedia .

Range, habitat, finding this species

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Sightings

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Photos

ADULT

Sex unknown

Lateral view of a Mottled Petrel in low flight, with a clear view of the characteristic underwing pattern with its broad black carpal bar (photo courtesy of P. Brown)
[April 2019]

Lateral view of a Mottled Petrel in low flight, with a clear view of the characteristic underwing pattern with its broad black carpal bar (photo courtesy of P. Brown)
[April 2019]

Lateral view onto the upperparts of a Mottled Petrel in flight (photo courtesy of P. Brown)
[April 2019]

Near-dorsal view onto the upperparts of a Mottled Petrel in flight; note also the white facial mask (photo courtesy of P. Brown)
[April 2019]

Near-dorsal view onto the upperparts of a Mottled Petrel in flight (photo courtesy of P. Brown)
[April 2019]

Near-dorsal view of the upperparts of a Mottled Petrel in flight (photo courtesy of P. Brown)
[April 2019]

Lateral comparison of a Mottled Petrel with a Sooty Shearwater in flight (photo courtesy of P. Brown)
[April 2019]

Near-dorsal view of the underparts of a Mottled Petrel in flight (photo courtesy of P. Brown)
[April 2019]

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