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Tuatara: Volume 21, Issues 1 and 2 (New Zealand Albatrosses and Petrels: an Identification Guide)


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Foreword 3
Introduction 5
Key 13
Albatrosses. Mollymawks and Giant Petrel (introductory remarks) 16
Wandering Albatross (Diomedea exulans) 16
Royal Albatross (D. epomophora) 18
White-capped Mollymawk (D. cauta cauta) 20
Salvin's Mollymawk (D. c. salvini) 20
Chatham Island Mollymawk (D. c. eremita) 21
Black-browed Mollymawk (D. melanophris) 21
Grey-headed Mollymawk (D. chrysostoma) 22
Buller's Mollymawk (D. bulleri) 23
Yellow-nosed Mollymawk (D. chlororhynchus) 23
Light-mantled Sooty Albatross (Phoebetria palpebrata) 24
Giant Petrel (Macronectes giganteus) 24
Fulmars, Petrels, Shearwaters and Diving Petrel (introductory remarks) 26
White-chinned Petrel (Procellaria aequinoctialis) 30
Westland Black Petrel (P. westlandica) 30
Black Petrel (P. parkinsoni) 30
Flesh-footed Shearwater (Puffinus carneipes) 31
Grey-faced Petrel (Pterodroma macroptera) 31
Wedge-tailed Shearwater (Puffinus pacificus) 33
Short-tailed Shearwater (P. tenuirostris) 33
Kerguelen Petrel (Pterodroma brevirostris) 34
Sooty Shearwater (Puffinus griseus) 34
Bird of Providence (Pterodroma solandri) 34
Antarctic Petrel (Thalassoica antarctica) 35
Grey Petrel (Procellaria cinerea) 35
Buller's Shearwater (Puffinus bulleri) 37
White-headed Petrel (Pterodroma lessoni) 38
Antarctic Fulmar (Fulmarus glacialoides) 38
Kermadec Petrel (Pterodroma neglecta) 38
Black-capped Petrel (P. externa cervicalis) 39
Cape Pigeon (Daption capensis) 40
Fluttering Shearwater (Puffinus gavia) 40
Hutton's Shearwater (P. huttoni) 41
Little Shearwater (P. assimilis) 42
Diving Petrel (Pelecanoides urinatrix) 43
Cook's Petrel (Pterodroma cooki) 43
Pycroft's Petrel (P. pycrofti) 44
Gould's Petrel (P. leucoptera) 44
Chatham Island Petrel (P. hypoleuca axillaris) 45
Black-winged Petrel (P. h. nigripennis) 45
Mottled Petrel (P. inexpectata) 46
Soft-plumaged Petrel (P. mollis) 46
Blue Petrel (Halobaena caerulea) 46
Broad-billed Prion (Pachyptila vittata) 47
Antarctic Prion (P. desolata) 47
Fairy Prion (P. turtur) 48
Narrow-billed Prion (P. belcheri) 48 page 3
Lesser Broad-billed Prion (P. salvini) 48
Fulmar Prion (P. crassirostris) 48
Snow Petrel (Pagodroma nivea) 49
Storm Petrels (introductory remarks) 49
Wilson's Storm Petrel (Oceanites oceanicus) 50
Grey-backed Storm Petrel (Garrodia nereis) 50
White-bellied Storm Petrel (Fregetta grallaria) 51
Black-bellied Storm Petrel (F. tropica) 51
White-faced Storm Petrel (Pelogodroma marina) 52
Tropical species not usually encountered south of the Kermadec Islands 53
Juan Fernandez Petrel (Pterodroma e, externa) 53
Tahiti Petrel (P. rostrata) 54
Phoenix Petrel (P. alba) 54
Stejneger's Petrel (P. longirostris) 54
Collared Petrel (P. leucoptera brevipes) 55
Herald Petrel (P. arminjoniana heraldica) 55
Wedge-tailed (Hawaiian) Shearwater (Puffinus pacificus cuneatus) 56
Audubon's Shearwater (P. lherminieri) 56
Appendix 1: List of Institutions and Organisations 57
Appendix 2: Selected Bibliography 57
Plates 58
Index to Scientific Names 79