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The site boundary is based upon a precautionary seaward extension of 25 km around at sea sightings of Beck's Petrel yielding a population estimate of <50 individuals from Shirihai, H. (2008a) Rediscovery of Beck’s Petrel Pseudobulweria becki, and other oservations of tubenoses from the Bismarck archipelago, Papua New Guinea. Bulletin of the British Ornithologists’Club 128: 3-16; Shirihai, H. (2008b) Tubenoses at the Bismarck Archipelago: Surveying at sea populations of the Beck’s Petrel; in search of the Fiji-like Petrel Expedition # 3. Unpublished report, August 2008.
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Bismarck Sea. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 25/10/2021.