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Petrel, Providence
 
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Scientific Name:
Pterodroma solandri
Location(s):
Asia, Australasia, Australia, Global, Japan, Melanesia, New Zealand, North America, Russia, United States Read more
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IUCN
This species qualifies as Vulnerable because it has a very small range, being confined to one very small island and one tiny islet, and it is therefore susceptible to stochastic events and human impacts. ...
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Wikipedia
Of roughly pigeon like proportions (40cm), the bird was once also numerous on Norfolk Island (to Australia). However, its population here was consumed by starving epicurean transportees, sent to Norfolk Island as way of punishment. Nonetheless it numbers some 100,000 on Lord Howe. Graceful and supple in flight, the Providence Petrel has a cumbersome propensity on the ground, making it vulnerable from attack by predators. ...
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