Collared petrel added to New Zealand list

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Colin Miskelly
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Collared petrel added to New Zealand list

Postby Colin Miskelly » Thu Jul 11, 2019 5:40 pm

Kia ora koutou

The latest round of Records Appraisal Committee deliberations included assessment of a March 2011 record of collared petrel from near the Three Kings (seen by Brent Stephenson, Sav Saville, Steve Wood, Matt Jones, Detlef Davies, Ian Smith and Igor Debski). The record was unanimously accepted, and collared petrel is now officially added to the New Zealand list.

Congratulations Brent, Sav and team!

Details of the record here: https://blog.tepapa.govt.nz/2019/07/11/a-new-bird-for-new-zealand-collared-petrel/

plus a new page has been added to NZ Birds Online: http://www.nzbirdsonline.org.nz/species/collared-petrel

Ngā mihi nui
Colin Miskelly
RAC convener

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