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  • proper n. A taxonomic genus within the family Hydrobatidae.

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Examples

  • 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.

    Lord Howe Island Group, Australia

  • The soft-plumaged petrel Pterodroma mollis and white bellied storm petrel Fregetta gralaria populations are globally important.

    Gough Island Wildlife Reserve, United Kingdom

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