Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Diving-Petrels :: Peruvian Diving-Petrel

Peruvian Diving-Petrel Pelecanoides garnotii

Described by: Lesson (1828)
Alternate common name(s): Peruvian Diving Petrel, Peruvian Diving-petrel
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


Pan de Azucar National Park, Chile - Jan, 2007 © Arthur Grosset  Pacific Ocean off Lima, Peru - Aug, 2009 © Jean-Philippe Paris  Pacific Ocean off Lima, Peru - Aug, 2009 © Jean-Philippe Paris 
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E. Pacific Ocean off w. South America;
Breeds on offshore is. between 6S and 38S off the coast of Peru (San Lorenzo, Fronton, San Gallan and Vieja Is.) from Lobos de Tierra s. to c. Chile (Mejillones Bay, Pan de Azucar, Corral, Chanaral(?) Is. off Atacama and Mocha Is.).
Disperses s. to 42S (Ancud, Chiloe Is.).


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


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