Tag: Fallas’ Petrel

Fallas’ Petrel discovered in 2001

Fallas’ Petrel Pterodroma occulta DATA DEFICIENT A new species of petrel has been described, based on specimens collected at sea. The Vanuatu Petrel Pterodroma occulta, is closely related to the White-necked Petrel Pterodroma cervicalis but is smaller, with a longer tail and different primary colours. It is presumed to breed in the Banks Islands or […]