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The Kermadec Petrel (Pterodroma neglecta) is a species of seabird in the Procellariidae family.
It is found in Australia, Chile, Japan, Mexico, Micronesia, New Zealand, Norfolk Island, Pitcairn, and the United States. Rarely is the Kermadec petrel recorded west of Lord Howe Island, where it maintains a small colony of less than 100 individuals on an offshore rock called Balls Pyramid. In the past it also bred in some numbers on the main islands, however is seen as unlikely today.
Not much is known of the birds breeding pattern at Balls Pyramid, however it usually nests there in late summer. This coincides with the breeding patterns of other birds in the Kermadec Islands.