Birds of Colombia

    PROCELLARIIFORMES: Procellariidae (Petrels, Shearwaters, Diving Petrels)  
Genus: Pterodroma (1 species, 35 worldwide)

Galapagos Petrel
Galapagos Petrel (Pterodroma phaeopygia) Critically Endangered
Galapagos, Ecuador  
Photograph by Tropical Birding (Nick Athanas)   © All Rights Reserved.

Split from the Dark-rumped Petrel of Hawaii. It breeds only in the highlands on four of the Galapagos Islands (Athanas).

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