Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Shearwaters and Petrels :: Murphy's Petrel

Murphy's Petrel Pterodroma ultima

Described by: Murphy (1949)
Alternate common name(s): None known by website authors
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


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C. Pacific Ocean;
Breeds on is. in the tropical Pacific Ocean in s. Polynesia including the Austral (Tubuai) (Rapa, Bass Rocks), Tuamotu (Mururoa, Fangatauga, Maria, Timoe Is.) and Pitcairn Is. (Henderson, Oeno, Ducie Is.).
Disperses to the Society Is. and n. as far as the nw. Hawaiian Is. (Leeward Is., Kure Atoll) as well as far off the coast of the w. United States (Oregon, California).
North America n. of Mexican border
Summer: far off the CAL coast from late April to early June.


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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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