herlad petrel

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Subject: herlad petrel
From: David James <>
Date: Tue, 29 Apr 2014 21:18:57 -0700 (PDT)
Hi Rob,

some comments and additions to your list of Herald Petrel records
1.    Nov 1962 300km SE of Nowra (Federal waters):  See Norris (1965) Notornis 
12: 80-105.

2.     Jan 1971 Burleigh Heads  Qld:  See Vernon & McKean (1972) Emu 72: 115
3.     18 May 1979, 30km E of Ballina: see Izzard & Watson (1980) Australian 
Birds 15: 5-6.
4.     May 1981 Lihou Reef  Qld Waters: See Stokes & Corben (1985) Corella9: 
5.     May 1981 Wreck Reef  Qld Waters: See Stokes & Corben (1985) Corella9: 
6.     30 October 1982 Sydney Pelagic (36km offshore): See McBride & Hobcroft 
(1984) Australian Birds 19: 53-5.
11.  29 August 2006, Christmas Island, Offshore territory, BARC. I'm sending 
the original BARC submission to Rob
North Keeling Island ashore (prospecting?) in the Cocos (Keeling) Islands, 
April 1986: Stokes & Goh (1987) Australian Bird Watcher 12, 132–133

 A couple of records from WA waters (Johnstone & Storr (1998) Handbook of 
Western Australian Birds,
Volume I: Non-passerines. Western Australian
Museum, Perth (but I don't have the reference to hand at present. 

Amazingly, a bird found on Round Island in April 2006 had
been banded on Raine Island, Queensland, in July 1984 (James & McAllan (in 
press) AFO 31: Suppl. 
David James
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