Galapagos Petrel

Pterodroma phaeopygia

Order

PROCELLARIIFORMES

Family

Petrels and Shearwaters (Procellariidae)

Code 4

Non AOU

Code 6

PTEPHA

ITIS

HEAD

Galapagos Petrel Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: Hooked Seabird
  • Eye Color: Black in nestlings, becoming dark brown before fledging.
  • Head pattern: Unique pattern
  • Crown Color: Gray-black
  • Forehead Color: White
  • Nape Color: Gray-black
  • Throat Color: White
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

Galapagos Petrel Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 41 cm (16 in)
  • Weight: 340 g (12 oz)
  • Size: Medium (9 - 16 in)
  • Color Primary: Gray
  • Underparts: White
  • Upperparts: Gray and gray-black.
  • Back Pattern: Solid
  • Belly Pattern: Solid
  • Breast Pattern: Solid

FLIGHT

Galapagos Petrel Flight Illustration
  • Flight Pattern: Erratic, high-arching and swooping flight.
  • Wingspan Range: 91 cm (36 in)
  • Wing Shape: Pointed-Wings, Long-Wings
  • Tail shape: Squared Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Solid
  • Upper Tail: Black
  • Under Tail: White
  • Leg Color: Pink-brown
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Parts of a Standing bird X
Head Feathers and Markings X
Parts of a Flying bird X