French: Pétrel de De Filippi German: Juan-Fernandez-Sturmvogel Spanish: Petrel chileno
Other common names:
De Filippi's Petrel
Giglioli and Salvadori
off coast between Callao, Peru, and Valparaíso, Chile
EC Pacific Ocean, breeding on Juan Fernández Is (Santa Clara and possibly islets off Robinson Crusoe)#R#R and Desventurados Is (San Ambrosio and San Félix), off NC Chile.
c. 26 cm; 143–175 g; wingspan c. 66 cm. Small grey-and-white gadfly petrel with distinct dark M across upperwings and mostly white underwing. Feathers of forehead... read more
Marine and probably pelagic. Breeds on islands, occupying sheltered cliff ledges, crevices and... read more
Food and feeding
Very few data available, but stomach contents included squid 8–10 cm long and small fish, while sea skaters (Halobates) have... read more
Poorly known. Returns to colonies in Jun, eggs Jul–Sept, chicks Oct, but also reported in Feb, although most birds probably fledge in... read more
Little known, but apparently relatively sedentary. Some dispersal N in zone of Humboldt Current,... read more
Status and conservation
VULNERABLE. Total population estimated at few hundreds, perhaps thousands of birds, with maximum estimate of perhaps 20,000 birds; Santa Clara, in Juan Fernández... read more
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