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  Westland Petrel (Procellaria westlandica)

Westland Petrel | Procellaria westlandica photo
Westland Petrel

Image by Mark Jobling - License: Public Domain.    (view image details)

WESTLAND PETREL FACTS

distribution map showing range of Procellaria westlandica 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:Procellaria
Species:westlandica
Common Name:Westland Petrel

Relatives in same Genus
  White-chinned Petrel (P. aequinoctialis)
  Black Petrel (P. parkinsoni)