Story: Petrels

Sooty shearwater annual cycle

This table shows sooty shearwaters’ activity month by month. Those that breed in New Zealand migrate to the subarctic convergence in the north Pacific.

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Source: Kerry-Jayne Wilson, Flight of the huia. Christchurch: Canterbury University Press, 2004, p. 247

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Kerry-Jayne Wilson, 'Petrels - Shearwaters, Procellaria and fulmarine petrels', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/interactive/8584/sooty-shearwater-annual-cycle (accessed 21 November 2019)

Story by Kerry-Jayne Wilson, published 12 Jun 2006, reviewed & revised 17 Feb 2015