French: Puffinure de Garnot German: Garnot-Lummensturmvogel Spanish: Potoyunco peruano
coast of Peru between San Gallán Island and Lima
E Pacific in region of Humboldt Current, breeding on coasts of Peru and Chile mainly between 6° S and 38° S, from Lobos de Tierra Is (Peru) S to Coronel (Chile), occasionally to Corral (39° S) and Ancud (41° S); records from farther S, e.g. Chiloé I (42° S), probably the result of confusion with P. magellani#R#R.
20–24 cm; 201–213 g. Upperparts including upperwing and uppertail grey-black (blacker, with bluish gloss when fresh), central row of scapulars partially... read more
Most frequently heard is a frog-like vocalization that consists of four notes, long, long, short,... read more
Pelagic, in cool waters. Breeds on barren offshore islands; some nests at 400 m, but most less than... read more
Food and feeding
Mostly small fish and planktonic crustaceans. Planktonic invertebrates dominate prey, representing 85·3% and 91·1% of items... read more
Laying recorded in most months and has been suggested that species might breed twice per year, with first peak in Dec–Mar. Colonial,... read more
Disperses mainly over adjacent waters of Humboldt Current, perhaps regularly occurring S to 42... read more
Status and conservation
ENDANGERED. Has declined steadily from millions to probably only a few tens of thousand of pairs based on the most recent information available to BirdLife International. In... read more
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