Tag Archive: Peruvian Diving-petrel

Sep 11 2011

Peruvian Diving-petrel (Pelecanoides garnotii)

[order] PROCELLARIIFORMES | [family] Pelecanoididae | [latin] Pelecanoides garnotii | [authority] Lesson, 1828 | [UK] Peruvian Diving-petrel | [FR] Puffinure de Garnot | [DE] Garnot-Lummensturmvogel | [ES] Potoyunco Peruano | [NL] Chileens Alkstormvogeltje Subspecies Monotypic species Genus The genus Pelecanoides is a peculiar group of small petrels form the Southern Hemisphere. In appearance and superficially …

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