Cooks Petrel

Cooks' PetrelDistribution

The Cook's Petrels are seabirds usually remain in open waters.  They are found in the Pacific Ocean from New Zealand north to the Aleutian Islands. They may be seen well off the west coast of the United States and the west coast of tropical South America.

Description

They measuer about 25 - 30 cm in length and have a wingspan of 65 - 66 cm.  They are pale below and mottled dark on the upper plumage.

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Cooks Petrel

Cooks Petrel

Bill Shape
hooked-seabird
Regions
alaska
aleutians
baja california
california
hawaii
mexico
oregon
washington
Tail Shape
rounded-tail
Wing Shape
long-wings
pointed-wings
Habitat
coasts
Oceans
Color
gray
white
Body Shape
gull
Size
medium
Order
albatross, petrel, shearwater, storm-diving petrel - procellariiformes
Conservation Status
Vulnerable
Bird Species