Petrels and Shearwaters (Procellariidae)

Grey Petrel (Procellaria cinerea) - HBW 1, p. 250

French: Puffin gris German: Grausturmvogel Spanish: Pardela gris
Other common names: Brown/Black-tailed/Bulky/Great Grey Petrel/Shearwater, Pediunker

Taxonomy: Procellaria cinerea Gmelin, 1789, within the Antarctic Circle = New Zealand seas, lat. 48° S.
Formerly isolated in monospecific genus Adamastor. Monotypic.

Distribution: Circumpolar in Southern Ocean, breeding from Tristan da Cunha and Gough I eastwards through S Indian Ocean to Campbell and Antipodes Is.

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