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Petrel, Soft-plumaged
Bird Info
Bird Info
Conservation status
Scientific Name:
Pterodroma mollis
Africa, Angola, Asia, Atlantic Islands, Australasia, Australia, Brazil, Eastern Cape Province, Europe, Global, Indian Ocean Islands, KwaZulu Natal Province, Madagascar, Mauritius, Middle East, Mozambique, Namibia, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nigeria, North Africa, Northern Cape Province, Norway, South Africa, South America, South Central Africa, Southern Africa, Sri Lanka, Uruguay, West Africa, Western Cape Province Read more
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This species has an extremely large range, and hence does not approach the thresholds for Vulnerable under the range size criterion (Extent of Occurrence <20,000 km2 combined with a declining or fluctuating range size, habitat extent/quality, or population size and a small number of locations or ...
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It breeds on islands in the Southern Hemisphere, nesting on Tristan da Cunha, Gough Island, the Prince Edward Islands, Crozet Islands, Macquarie Island, and on the Antipodes Islands of New Zealand. Small numers breed in the Maatsuyker Island Group of southern Tasmania. It disperses outside the breeding season, reaching eastern South America north to Brazil, southern Africa and Australia. It has occurred as a vagrant in Israel, Norway and Jordan. ...
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