Cook’s Petrel

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Cook’s Petrel Pterodroma cookii

Vagrant. Very rare. A few records in Japan; 1 bird collected Miyagi Pref in Apr 2008, a bird seen off Bonin Is in Aug 2004, Sep 2009, and May 2010.

Fig. 1. Pale head contrast with dark around eyes (shown inserted photo) Off Muko-jima. May 2 2010.