Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Shearwaters and Petrels :: Galapagos Petrel

Galapagos Petrel Pterodroma phaeopygia

Described by: Salvin (1876)
Alternate common name(s): Dark-rumped Petrel
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


between Isabella and Santa Cruz Islands, Galapagos, Ecuador - Sep 23, 1989 © Don Roberson 
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C. e. Pacific Ocean;
Galapagos Is. (Santa Cruz, James, San Salvador, San Cristobal, Floreana, and Isabela).
Disperses to the coasts of Central and South America n. to Clipperton Is. off nw. Mexico and Costa Rica, Panama (Gulf of Panama), Colombia (Malpelo Is.), Ecuador (La Plata Is., Cape San Lorenzo, Gulf of Guayaquil) and to s. to c. Peru and into the Humboldt Current.


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


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