French: Pétrel des Fidji German: Macgillivraysturmvogel Spanish: Petrel de las Fiji
Other common names: MacGillivray’s Petrel
Thalassidroma (Bulweria) Macgillivrayi
G. R. Gray, 1860,
Ngau, Fiji Islands.
29–30 cm; 120–145 g; wingspan 73 cm. All-dark rather small gadfly petrel with slender, cigar-shaped body and blunt-tipped wings. Chocolate-brown to sooty black... read more
Marine; presumably pelagic. Breeding grounds undiscovered; presumably located in areas of... read more
Food and feeding
No information available.
Completely unknown; until very recently all records on Gau (where > 70 km² of suitable forest exists up to 715 m on the island... read more
No information available, but presumably occurs throughout seas around Fiji, with undocumented... read more
Status and conservation
CRITICALLY ENDANGERED. The global population may number fewer than 50 mature individuals. Very little known; until one was captured in 1984, known from only a single museum... read more
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