Whenua Hou Diving Petrel

Discussion about the evolution, relationships, and naming of New Zealand birds
Ian Southey
Posts: 974
Joined: Tue Sep 08, 2009 5:45 pm

Whenua Hou Diving Petrel

Postby Ian Southey » Thu Jun 28, 2018 2:16 pm

The diving petrels of Codfish Island have been described as a new endemic species and are to be called the Whenua Hou Diving Petrel.

http://journals.plos.org/plosone/articl ... ne.0197766

And thanks Johannes for putting this out with open access. It's nice to be able to keep up.

User avatar
Neil Fitzgerald
Site Admin
Posts: 3374
Joined: Mon May 18, 2009 10:20 am
Location: Hamilton, New Zealand

Re: Whenua Hou Diving Petrel

Postby Neil Fitzgerald » Fri Jun 29, 2018 9:52 pm

Return to “Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature”