Galapagos Petrels

Petrels

Galápagos Petrel (Pterodroma phaeopygia)


The Galápagos Petrel (Pterodroma phaeopygia) is a large, long-winged gadfly petrel that nests in areas of high humidity in the highlands (generally above 200 m elevation) of five islands of the Galapagos Archipelago (islands San Cristóbal, Santa Cruz, Santiago, Floreana, and Isabela).



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