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

Defilippe's Petrel Pterodroma defilippiana

Described by: Giglioli; Salvadori (1869)
Alternate common name(s): De Filippi's Petrel, Mas Atierra Petrel, Mas a Tierra Petrel, Juan Fernandez Petrel
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


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C. e. Pacific Ocean;
Juan Fernandez Is. on Mas-a-tierra and Santa Clara (off sw. Mas-a-tierra) and on San Felix and San Ambrosio Is. off Chile.
Disperses n. in the Humboldt Current off the coasts of Chile and Peru n. to Lima. Its movements are obscured by its similarity to Cook's Petrel.


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


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