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- proper n. A taxonomic genus within the family Hydrobatidae.
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Other important species breeding within the preserve include Kermadec petrel Pterodroma neglecta, black-winged petrel P. nigripennis, wedge-tailed shearwater Puffinus pacificus, little shearwater P. assimilis, white-bellied storm petrel Fregetta grallaria, masked booby Sula dactylatra, red-tailed tropic bird Phaeton rubricauda in greater concentrations than probably anywhere else in the world.
The soft-plumaged petrel Pterodroma mollis and white bellied storm petrel Fregetta gralaria populations are globally important.