Providence Petrel Pterodroma solandri


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Further resources

Australian Govt - Action Plan for Australian Birds 2000 - Recovery Outline

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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Pterodroma solandri. Downloaded from on 23/03/2023. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 23/03/2023.