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Petrels and Shearwaters (Procellariidae)

Broad-billed Prion (Pachyptila vittata) - HBW 1, p. 248

French: Prion de Forster German: Großer Entensturmvogel Spanish: Pato petrel Piquiancho
Other common names: Blue/Broad-billed Dove-petrel, Long-billed/Common Prion, Icebird, Whalebird

Taxonomy: Procellaria vittata G. Forster, 1777, lat. 47° 10' S.
Often includes P. salvini and P. desolata; on occasions also includes P. belcheri. Monotypic.

Distribution: S South I (New Zealand) and Chatham Is; Tristan da Cunha and Gough I.

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