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Pycroft's Petrel Pterodroma pycrofti   - In flight from below
Pycroft's Petrel
Photographer : © Brent Stephenson
Location :Coromandel, New Zealand
Date : 25 January 2003
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Bird Family :Procellariinae - Fulmars, Petrels, Prions & Shearwaters
Red Data Status :Vulnerable
Remarks :Due to variable plumage within this species it is very difficult to differentiate from Cook's Petrel Pterodroma cookii outside of their breeding grounds.
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