Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Shearwaters and Petrels :: Cook's Petrel
Cook's Petrel Pterodroma cookii
Described by: Gray, G. R. (1843)
Alternate common name(s): Blue-footed Petrel
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors
Select thumbnail to view larger image - Place cursor over image for image information
RangeSw. to n. Pacific Ocean;
Little Barrier and Great Barrier Is. off New Zealand (North Island) and on Codfish Is. (s. South Island near Stewart Is.). Its main feeding areas are e. of North Island between East Cape and Cape Palliser and e. of South Island between 46-47°S and 172-175°E;
Disperses w. into the Tasman Sea (Gascoyne Seamount) and n. through the c. Pacific (June-August) passing the Hawaiian Is. and Kiribati (Phoenix and Line Is.) to the Aleutians, s. Alaska, the w. United States (California), Mexico (Baja), Peru and n. Chile.
North America n. of Mexican border
Summer: well off shore in the Aleutians, s. ALK and CAL.
No videos are available for this species
No sounds are available for this species
Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
Comments/ErrorsPlease email with errors/comments on this page or to donate photos.
If there is no family list to the left, you may have arrived at this page from a direct link.
Please select "Mangoverde World Bird Guide" to view the entire bird site.