Grey Petrel (Procellaria cinerea) - HBW 1, p. 250
French: Puffin gris
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.
- Near Threatened Enlarge map