Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Storm-Petrels :: White-vented Storm-Petrel

White-vented Storm-Petrel Oceanites gracilis

Described by: Elliot (1859)
Alternate common name(s): White-vented Storm Petrel, White-vented Storm-petrel, Elliot's Storm-petrel, Graceful Storm-petrel
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


Galapagos, Ecuador - Aug, 1998 © Giuliano Gerra and Silvio Sommazzi  Pacific Ocean off Lima, Peru - Aug, 2009 © Jean-Philippe Paris  Pacific Ocean off Lima, Peru - Aug, 2009 © Jean-Philippe Paris  Galapagos, Ecuador - Sep, 2005 © Douglas Bolt 
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Cw. Pacific Ocean;
(1) Galapagos Is.
(2) Unknown locations along the coasts of Peru and Chile (s. to Valparaiso and on Chungungo Is., 29S).
Disperses between 3N and 33S in the Humboldt Current n. to Ecuador (Santa Elena Bay), Colombia (Narino) and perhaps the Gulf of Panama.


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


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