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Petrel, Mottled
Bird Info
Bird Info
Conservation status
Scientific Name:
Pterodroma inexpectata
Alaska, Asia, Australasia, Australia, British Columbia, California, Canada, Chile, Global, Japan, Melanesia, Micronesia, New York, New Zealand, North America, Oregon, Polynesia, Russia, Solomon Islands, South America, United States, Washington Read more
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This poorly known seabird breeds on only a few moderately small islands; on a number of these there are introduced predators and the population is therefore thought to be declining. It is consequently classified as Near Threatened. ...
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This species is highly pelagic, rarely approaching land, except to nest and rear young. The Mottled Petrel feeds on mostly fish and squid, with some crustaceans taken. It is a transequatorial migrant, breeding in New Zealand and some of the lesser islands, then moving to the Bering Sea, concentrating in the Gulf of Alaska and the Aleutian Islands. ...
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