Murphy's Petrels

 
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Murphy's Petrel (Pterodroma ultima) is a gadfly petrel that averages 38-41 cm in size and has a 97 cm wingspan.

 

Distribution / Range

It occurs in the South Pacific, nesting on rocky islets and cliffs off tropical oceanic islands in the Austral, Tuamotu, and Pitcairn island groups.

The bird has been recorded off the coast of the Hawaiian Islands and well off the Pacific Coast of the United States.


 

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