Agreement on the Conservation of Albatrosses and Petrels

A flock of ACAP-listed Black Petrels is seen in the Galápagos

Chris Gaskin (Kiwi Wildlife/Natural Lines Consultancy, Auckland, New Zealand) and colleagues have published a short note in the journal Notornis reporting sightings of Black Petrels Procellaria parkinsoni in the waters of the Galápagos in July 2014.

 

Black Petrel at sea, photograph by Biz Bell

Reference:

Gaskin, C.P., Harrison, P., Baird, K.A., Cunninghame, F., Ismar, S.F.H. & Bell, E.A. 2016.  An opportunistic sighting of a flock of black petrels (Procellaria parkinsoni) at Galápagos Islands, Ecuador.  Notornis 63: 54-56.

John Cooper, ACAP Information Officer, 28 April 2016

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