283. Pelecanoides urinatrix

283. Pelecanoides urinatrix.

THE LITTLE DIVING PETREL.

Male 8 1/2". Legs greenish. Bill black. Above black. Chin black. Below white. Sides of neck grey. Axillaries dusky grey. Australian and New Zealand seas.

Also those of Cape Horn and the Falkland Islands. Reported also from southern parts of Bay of Bengal. (J. 977.)

Also P. exsul. Similar to P. urinatrix, but feathers of sides and middle of throat with subterminal grey bar. Flanks mottled grey, each feather with grey shaft. Under wing-coverts grey, edged white, with dark shafts. From Crozette Islands to Kerguelen Land.

P. garnoti. 9 1/2". Similar to P. exsul, but larger. Below pure white. Axillaries dusky grey. Callao to Valparaiso.

BookTitle: 
Game, Shore And Water Birds Of India
Reference: 
Le Messurier, Augustus. Game, Shore, and Water Birds of India Fourth Edition, 1904.
Title in Book: 
283. Pelecanoides urinatrix
Book Author: 
A Le Messurier
CatNo: 
283
Year: 
1904
Page No: 
246
Common name: 
Little Diving Petrel
M_ID: 
1943
M_CN: 
Common Diving Petrel
M_SN: 
Pelecanoides urinatrix
Volume: 
4th ed.
id: 
13122

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