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Kermadec little shearwater (3rd of 5)

Kermadec little shearwater

The Kermadec little shearwater is found only in the Kermadec Islands. Some colonies have been wiped out by cats and rats. Curtis Island, which remained rat-free, has a large colony of Kermadec little shearwaters.

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Simon Nathan, 'Kermadec Islands - Plants and animals', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 1 October 2022)

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