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'Ua'u or Hawaiian Petrel

Hawaii's Comprehensive Wildlife Conservation Strategy October 1, 2005 LOCATION AND CONDITION OF KEY HABITAT: Terrestrial : 'Ua'u (Hawaiian petrels) breed in a variety of remote, inland habitats.

The Dark Storm-Petrels of the Eastern North Pacific ~ Birding

I nCalifornia one has only to take a small boat a little ways out of Moss Landing or Monterey—row one, even, as Rollo Beck, a giant in marine ornithology, did in the early years of the 20th century—to find oneself immersed in storm-petrels: Ashy, Black, and occasional individuals of several ...

LEACH'S STORM-PETREL ASSESSMENT

Leach's Storm-Petrels (Fig. 1), measuring 18-22 cm in length and weighing 50.0-78.6 g, have a deeply forked tail (tail: 9.6 cm, forked for >2 cm), with feet (tarsus: 2.3 cm) barely showing beyond it.

PARKINSON'S PETREL DISTRIBUTION AND FORAGING ECOLOGY IN THE ...

During 28 research vessel cruises in the eastern tropical Pacific Ocean from 1976 through 1990, Parkinson's Petrels (Procelluriu parkinsoni) were observed near shore from southern Mexico (ca. 15"N) to northern Peru (ca. 559, and along a broad seaward extension that continued west of the Galapagos Islands ...

ON THE CLASSIFICATION OF THE ALBATROSSES, PETRELS, AND DIVING ...

auk 596 looms, classification of tubmares. [oct. on the classification of the albatrosses, petrels, and diving petrels. by leverett mills loomis. principal attempts to classify tubinares.

First observations of Fiji Petrel Pseudobulweria ...

Recent records of Fiji- like Petrels elsewhere.—Shirihai (2008a) described three dark petrels observed in the Bismarck archipelago, Papua New Guinea, which were noted as 'Fiji- like Petrels'; one in August 2003, one in July 2007 and another in August 2007.

Identification at Sea of Cook's, De Filippi's, and Pycroft's ...

WESTERN BIRDS Volume 27, Number 2, 1996 IDENTIFICATION AT SEA OF COOK'S, DE FILIPPI'S, AND PYCROFT'S PETRELS STEVE N. G. HOWELL, SOPHIE WEBB, and LARRY B. SPEAR, Point Reyes Bird Observatory, 4990 Shoreline Highway, Stinson Beach, California 94970 Petrels of the genus Pterodroma are notorious ...

THE BREEDING BIOLOGY OF THE FORK-TAILED STORM-PETREL ...

The storm petrels (Hydrobatidae). Pp. 154-205 in Pelagic studies of seabirds in the central and eastern Pacific Ocean (W. B. King, Ed.). Smithsonian Contrib. Zool. 158.

Interactions between petrels, rats and rabbits on Whale ...

Interactions between petrels, rats and rabbits on Whale Island, and effects of rat and rabbit eradication

Potential for rat predation to cause decline of the globally ...

DISCUSSION Fieldwork on the Murphy's petrels of Henderson Island indicated that they suffered equally heavy pred ation of their chicks in 1991 and 2003, and the likelih ood is that similar predation occurs every breeding season, leading to breeding success below 10%, well below the level required ...