Pycroft's petrel

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Pycroft's petrel
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Procellariiformes
Family: Procellariidae
Genus: Pterodroma
Species: P. pycrofti
Binomial name
Pterodroma pycrofti
Falla, 1933

The Pycroft's petrel (Pterodroma pycrofti) is a species of seabird in the family Procellariidae. It is found in Japan, New Zealand, Norfolk Island, the United States, United States Minor Outlying Islands, and Wallis and Futuna Islands. It breeds only in New Zealand, nesting only on Stephenson, Poor Knights Islands, Hen and Chickens Islands, and Mercury Islands. Its natural habitats are temperate forests, temperate shrubland, and open seas.


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