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  White-necked Petrel (Pterodroma cervicalis)





White-necked Petrel | Pterodroma cervicalis photo
White-necked Petrel (Pterodroma cervicalis), East of the Tasman Peninsula, Tasmania, Australia

Image by JJ Harrison (http://www.noodlesnacks.com/) - Some rights reserved.    (view image details)

White-necked Petrel | Pterodroma cervicalis photo
White-necked Petrel (Pterodroma cervicalis), East of the Tasman Peninsula, Tasmania, Australia

Image by JJ Harrison (http://www.noodlesnacks.com/) - Some rights reserved.    (view image details)

WHITE-NECKED PETREL FACTS

distribution map showing range of Pterodroma cervicalis 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:cervicalis
Common Name:White-necked Petrel

Relatives in same Genus
  Cooks Petrel (P. cookii)
  Mottled Petrel (P. inexpectata)
  Great-winged Petrel (P. macroptera)
  Kermadec Petrel (P. neglecta)
  Providence Petrel (P. solandri)