Providence Petrel Pterodroma solandri


Bester, A. 2003. The breeding, foraging and conservation of the Providence Petrel Pterodroma solandri breeding on Lord Howe Island, Australia.

Bester, A. J.; Priddel, D.; Klomp, N. I.; Carlile, N.; O'Neill, L. E. 2007. Reproductive success of the Providence Petrel Pterodroma solandri on Lord Howe Island, Australia. Marine Ornithology 35: 21-28.

Bester, A.; Klomp, N.; Priddel, D.; Carlile, N. 2002. Chick-provisioning behaviour of the Providence petrel, Pterodroma solandri. Emu 102: 297-303.

Bester, A.J., Priddel, D. and Klomp, N.I. 2010. Diet and foraging behaviour of the Providence petrel Pterodroma solandri. Marine Ornithology 39: 163-172.

Binder, D.; Kingsford, R.; Priddel D.; Carlile, N. 2013. Emergence, growth, ageing and provisioning of Providence Petrel (Pterodroma solandri) chicks: implications for translocation. Emu 113(1): 33-44.

Cheshire, N.; Jenkins, J. 1981. Sightings of the Providence Petrel P.solandri. Australasian Seabird Group Newsletter 15: 7-8.

Fullagar, P. J.; McKean, J. L.; Van Tets, G. F. 1974. Appendix F, report on the birds. In: Recher, H.F.; Clark, S.S. (ed.), Environmental survey of Lord Howe Island, pp. 55-72. AGP, Sydney.

Garnett, S. T.; Crowley, G. M. 2000. The action plan for Australian birds 2000. Environment Australia, Canberra.

Holdaway, R. N. 1999. Introduced predators and avifaunal extinction in New Zealand. In: MacPhee, R.D.E. (ed.), Extinctions in near time: causes, contexts and consequences, pp. 189-238. Plenum Press, New York.

IUCN. 2019. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2019-3. Available at: (Accessed: 10 December 2019).

Kuroda, N. 1955. Observation of pelagic birds of the Northwest Pacific. Condor 57: 290-300.

Lord Howe Island Board. 2009. Draft Lord Howe Island Rodent Eradication Plan, Lord Howe Island Board.

Marchant, S.; Higgins, P. J. 1990. Handbook of Australian, New Zealand and Antarctic birds, 1: ratites to ducks. Oxford University Press, Melbourne.

Medway, D. G. 2002. History and causes of the extirpation of the Providence petrel (Pterodroma solandri) on Norfolk Island. Notornis 49: 246-258.

Milledge, D. R. 2010. Research to inform the eradication of the introduced Masked Owl population on Lord Howe Island, Final Report, stages 1 and 2. Landmark Ecological Services Pty Ltd.

Nakamura, K.; Tanaka, Y. 1977. Distribution and migration of two species of the genus Pterodroma in the North Pacific. Journal of the Yamashina Institute for Ornithology 9(1): 112-119.

Priddel, D.; Carlile, N.; Evans, O.; Evans, B.; McCoy, H. 2010. A review of the seabirds of Phillip Island in the Norfolk Island group. Notornis 57(3): 113-127.

Tanaka, Y. 1986. Distribution and migration of the Solander's Petrel Pterodroma solandri in the North Pacific in relation to sea surface water temperatures. Journal of the Yamashina Institute for Ornithology 18: 55-62.

Further resources

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

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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Species factsheet: Pterodroma solandri. Downloaded from on 23/05/2022. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2022) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 23/05/2022.