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  Cooks Petrel (Pterodroma cookii)

Cooks Petrel | Pterodroma cookii photo
Cook's Petrel

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Cooks Petrel | Pterodroma cookii photo
Cook's Petrel

Image by www.aviceda.org - Some rights reserved.    (view image details)

COOKS PETREL FACTS

distribution map showing range of Pterodroma cookii in Australia

Map is from Atlas of Living Australia website at http://biocache.ala.org.au licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia License




Classification
Class:Aves
Order:Procellariiformes
Family:Procellariidae
Genus:Pterodroma
Species:cookii
Common Name:Cooks Petrel

Relatives in same Genus
  White-necked Petrel (P. cervicalis)
  Mottled Petrel (P. inexpectata)
  Great-winged Petrel (P. macroptera)
  Kermadec Petrel (P. neglecta)
  Providence Petrel (P. solandri)