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The species is named after Reverend Henry Baker Tristram, who also collected natural history specimens.[2]

Taxonomy

The holotype specimen of Oceanodroma tristrami Salvin (Cat.Bds.Brit.Mus., 25,1896, p.347) is held in the collections of National Museums Liverpool at World Museum, with accession number T9781. The specimen was collected by Lieutenant Gunn at Sendai Bay, Japan, July 1874, and came to the Liverpool collection via Henry Baker Tristram's collection.

References

  1. ^ BirdLife International (2019). plumage is all over dark with a slightly pale rump and a pale grey bar on the upper wing. The species is colonial, nesting in the Northwest Hawaiian Islands, and in several small islands south of Japan, including the Bonin Islands and Izu. Colonies are attended at night, and the species breeds during the winter. At sea, the species is pelagic, feeding on squid and fish.

    Tristram's storm petrel is considered near threatened. All of its breeding colonies in Hawaii are protected areas, but the species has undergone declines in the past due to introduced rats on Torishima Island.

    The species is named after Reverend Henry Baker Tristram, who also collected natural history specimens.[2]

    Taxonomy

    The holotype specimen of Oceanodroma tristrami Salvin (Cat.Bds.Brit.Mus., 25,1896, p.347) is held in the collections of National Museums Liverpool at World Museum, with accession number T9781. The specimen was collected by Lieutenant Gunn at Sendai Bay, Japan, July 1874, and came to t

    The holotype specimen of Oceanodroma tristrami Salvin (Cat.Bds.Brit.Mus., 25,1896, p.347) is held in the collections of National Museums Liverpool at World Museum, with accession number T9781. The specimen was collected by Lieutenant Gunn at Sendai Bay, Japan, July 1874, and came to the Liverpool collection via Henry Baker Tristram's collection.

    References