STEJNEGER'S PETREL Pterodroma longirostris


Endemic to the Juan Fernandez Islands and superficially similar to the petrel of that name, this is a smaller species with a different flight action, one of the "cookilaria" petrels. It tends to migrate to the north-east Pacific after breeding, thus it is less common in the Humboldt Current. The best distinguishing feature is the dark cap.


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