Birders Without Borders
01 February, 2012
Range / Habitat:
Pelagic bird of the southern Pacific Ocean. Breeds on islands of Antarctica as well as Auckland Islands and Chatham Islands of New Zealand.
Medium-sized seabird with distinctive black and white checkered back as able. Head solid dark. Underparts white with black leading edge to wings.
Seen in the Foveaux Strait off Stewart Island. Known as Cape Pigeon in New Zealand.
petrels / shearwaters
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