The Parkinson’s Petrel or Black Petrel, Procellaria parkinsoni, is a large, black petrel, the smallest of the Procellaria. The species is an endemic breeder of New Zealand, breeding only on islands off the North Island, on Great Barrier Island and Little Barrier Island. At sea it disperses as far as Australia and Peru.

Black Petrel (Procellaria parkinsoni)


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