Galapagos Petrel (Pterodroma phaeopygia)

Taxonomy

Monotypic
Formerly lumped with Hawaiian Petrel (P. sandwichensis) under the banner of Dark-rumped Petrel.
 

Identification


Galapagos Petrel photographed at sea between the islands of Hood and San Cristobal on 5 August 2000. Photograph is copyright of Tony Pym© 2002.
 

Where and When

Endemic breeder to the Galapagos Islands and ranked as CRITICAL,
 

Literature



Many thanks to Tony Pym for generously providing the superb photo.


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