British Trast for Ornithology, Beech Grove, Tring, Hertfordshire
STORM-PETRELS OCEANODROMA SPP. IN THE INDIAN OCEAN
Article first published online: 28 JUN 2008
Volume 110, Issue 1, pages 27–34, January 1968
How to Cite
Bailey, R. S., Pocklington, R. and Wrllrs, P. R. (1968), STORM-PETRELS OCEANODROMA SPP. IN THE INDIAN OCEAN. Ibis, 110: 27–34. doi: 10.1111/j.1474-919X.1968.tb07978.x
- Issue published online: 28 JUN 2008
- Article first published online: 28 JUN 2008
- Received on 12 December 1966
In the course of the International Indian Ocean Expedition two storm-petrels, thought to be Oceanodroma matsudairae and O. monorhis, were encountered in the western Indian Ocean in some numbers. Two specimens of each species were collected, monorhis in the Arabian Sea, matsudairae off N.W. Australia. O. matsudairae, which had not been recorded before from these waters, appeafed to be concentrated within 5° of the equator and the birds probably belonged to the spring-breeding population of Volcano Island. O. monorhis was found mostly in the Arabian Sea.
Bulweria bulwerii, for which there was but one certain Indian Ocean record, was also encountered several times.