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Pterodroma rostrata Scientific name
Procellariiformes Order
Procellariidae Family
39 cm. (Wingspan 82-85 cm) Length
Forested areas, rocky, sandy & peddle coastlines, Rocky Reefs, offshore islands.  Palagic. Between 200 - 2000 m Range:- Breeds:- American Samoa Cook Islands, Fiji, French PolynesiaNew CaledoniaVanuatu. Winters Pacific from Central America to Eastern Japan & Australia:- Queensland Habitat
Nests in burrows.1 White egg, incubation 55 days, fledging 110-130 days. Clutch
Squid, Food  
3860 TSN: 562522-  - Sub-species World Number
Near Threatened Status

If you have sound recording of the Procellariidae please send it to xeno-canto. 

AKA:- Czech: Burnák ozdobný, buřňák tahitský
Danish: Tahitipetrel
German: Tahiti Sturmvogel, Tahitisturmvogel
English: Peale's Fulmar, Tahiti Petrel
Spanish: Fardela de Tahití, Petrel de Tahiti, Petrel de Tahití
Spanish (Mexico): Petrel de Tahiti, petrel de Tahití
Estonian: valgekőht-tormilind
Finnish: Polynesianviistäjä
French: Diablotin de Tahiti, Petrel de Tahiti, Pétrel de Tahiti
Indonesian: Petrel Tahiti
Italian: Petrello di Tahiti
Japanese: seguroshiroharamizunagidori
Japanese: セグロシロハラミズナギドリ
Latin: Pseudobulwaria rostrata, Pseudobulweria rostrata, Pterodroma rostrata
Dutch: Tahitistormvogel, Tahiti-stormvogel
Norwegian: Brunhodepetrell
Polish: petrel tahitanski, petrel tahitański
Russian: Таитянский тайфунник
Slovak: víchrovník cierno-biely, víchrovník čierno-biely
Swedish: Tahitipetrell
Chinese: 钩嘴圆尾鹱, 钩嘴短尾鹱, 黑背白腹穴鳥


Pterodroma rostrata
Pterodroma rostrata becki
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