White-vented Storm-Petrel (Oceanites gracilis)

Taxonomy

Monotypic

Two subspecies recognized:
O. g. gracilis (Elliot's Storm-petrel) - Unclear, possibly breeds on Chungungo Island off Chile?

O. g. galapagoensis - presumed to be the Galapagos Islands.

Also known as Graceful Storm-petrel
 

Identification

Where and When

Endemic to the Galapagos Islands and Humbolt Current.
 

Photographs on the web

Literature


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