Great-winged Petrel Pterodroma macroptera


Cooper, J.; Marais, A.v.N.; Bloomer, J.P.; Bester, M.N. 1995. A success story: breeding of burrowing petrels (Procellariidae) before and after the extinction of feral cats Felis catus at subantarctic Marion Island. Marine Ornithology 23(1): 33-37.

del Hoyo, J.; Elliot, A.; Sargatal, J. 1992. Handbook of the Birds of the World, Vol. 1: Ostrich to Ducks. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona, Spain.

Dilley, B.J.; Schoombie, S.; Stevens, K.; Davies, D.; Perold, V.; Osborne, A.; Schoombie, J.; Brink, C.W.; Carpenter-Kling, T.; Ryan, P. 2018. Mouse predation affects breeding success of burrow-nesting petrels at sub-Antarctic Marion Island. Antarctic Science 30(2): 93-104.

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BirdLife International (2021) Species factsheet: Pterodroma macroptera. Downloaded from on 28/07/2021. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2021) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 28/07/2021.