Friday, January 19, 2018

JUAN FERNANDEZ PETREL

Photographed on Eaglehawk pelagic, Tasmania, January 2018
1231                     JUAN FERNANDEZ PETREL             Pterodroma externa 

AUSTRALIA              724

Nests on single island, Isla Alejandro Selkirk, off the coast of Chile. During breeding season found off the cost of Chile, in non-breeding season forage in equatorial currents and counter-currents, as far north as Hawaiian Islands.  

NOTE:       First record for Tasmania, second record for Australia.






No comments:

Post a Comment