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Petrel, Magenta
 
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Scientific Name:
Pterodroma magentae
Location(s):
Australasia, Chile, Global, New Zealand, South America Read more
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IUCN
In 2012, the total population was estimated to number around 150-200 individuals, including 80-100 mature individuals (G. Taylor in litt . 2012). ...
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Wikipedia
The first specimen of the Magenta Petrel was collected from His Italian Majesty's ship Magenta on July 22, 1867 in the South Pacific ocean, midway between New Zealand and South America. The link between it and the presumed-extinct Chatham Island Taiko was only confirmed when the first Taiko was caught on Chatham Island, New Zealand by David Crockett on January 1, 1978. Formerly widespread on Chatham Island, the Taiko is now confined to the forested Tuku valley system on the south-west of the island. ...
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