White-headed Petrels

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Petrels

The White-headed Petrel (Pterodroma lessonii) is also known as the White-Headed Fulmar. This Gadfly Petrel averages 400mm in length.


Breeding / Nesting

They breed alone or in colonies in burrows dug among tussocks and herbfields on subantarctic islands.


Diet / Feeding

They appear to feed pelagically on cephalopods and crustaceans (Marchant and Higgins, 1990).



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