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  Mottled Petrel (Pterodroma inexpectata)

Mottled Petrel | Pterodroma inexpectata photo
Mottled Petrel (Pterodroma inexpectata)

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MOTTLED PETREL FACTS

distribution map showing range of Pterodroma inexpectata 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:inexpectata
Common Name:Mottled Petrel

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