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

Photographs

near Little Barrier Island, North Island, New Zealand - Jan, 2005 © Tom Tarrant  near Little Barrier Island, North Island, New Zealand - Jan, 2005 © Tom Tarrant 
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Range

Sw. 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 46-47S and 172-175E;
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.
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North America n. of Mexican border
Summer: well off shore in the Aleutians, s. ALK and CAL.

Videos

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Sounds

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References

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

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