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Common Diving-petrel Image @ Kiwifoto.com
 
 
Location: South Atlantic Ocean
GPS: -54.0S, -63.9W, depth=-471' MAP
Date: January 7, 2010
ID : 7C2V7418 [3888 x 2592]

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SPECIES INFO

The Common Diving-Petrel ( Pelecanoides urinatrix),also known as the Smaller Diving-Petrel or simply the Divng-Petrel 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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