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Common Diving Petrel
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[Photo] Common Diving-petrel Pelecanoides urinatrix. Chilean name: Yunco de los canales. From the Chacao-Pargua Ferry to Chiloe, Chile. November 2005. Author: Arthur Grosset (www.arthurgrosset.com). Source: www.arthurgrosset.com/sabirds/commondiving-petrel.html
The Common Diving Petrel ( Pelecanoides urinatrix), is a diving petrel, one of four very similar auk-like small petrels of the southern oceans. It is native to South Africa and islands of the southern Indian Ocean.
Breeding areas Many islands and islets off North, South, Stewart, Chatham, Solander and Snares Is; south-eastern Australian islands Breeding season April to February Dispersal/migration Ranges throughout coastal waters.
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