Galapagos petrel (Pterodroma phaeopygia)

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Listing Status:   

Where Listed: WHEREVER FOUND

General Information

The Galapagos petrel is endemic to the Galapagos Islands, Ecuador (BirdLife International 2000), and is currently known to occur on the archipelago's islands of Santa Cruz, Floreana, Santiago, San Crist[oacute]bal, and Isabela, which cover a total land area of 2,680 square miles (6,942 km\2\, Cruz and Cruz 1987; Vargas and Cruz 2000, as cited in BirdLife International 2000). This species feeds mostly on squid, fish, and crustaceans (Castro and Phillips 1996, as cited in BirdLife International 2000), and has been observed foraging near the Galapagos Islands, as well as east and north of the islands (Spear, et al. 1995). The IUCN classifies the Galapagos petrel as ``Critically Endangered'' (BirdLife International 2006e). The total population is estimated to be 20,000-60,000 birds with a decreasing population trend (BirdLife International 2007e).

  • Countries in which the the Galapagos petrel, Entire is known to occur:  Ecuador
 
Current Listing Status Summary
Status Date Listed Lead Region Where Listed
01/05/2010 Foreign (Headquarters) Entire

» Federal Register Documents

Federal Register Documents
Date Citation Page Title
11/21/1991 56 FR 58664 58666 ETWP; Annual Description of Progress on Listing Actions and Findings on Recycled Petitions; 56 FR 58664 58666
04/25/1990 55 FR 17475 17476 ETWP; Annual Description of Progress on Listing Actions and Findings on Recycled Petitions; 55 FR 17475 17476
12/29/1988 53 FR 52746 52749 Findings on Pending Petitions & Description of Progress on Listing Actions; 53 FR 52746-52749
01/05/2010 75 FR 235 250 Final Rule To List the Galapagos Petrel and Heinroth's Shearwater as Threatened Throughout Their Ranges
01/09/1986 51 FR 996 999 Findings on Pending Petitions & Description of Progress on Listing Actions; 51 FR 996-999
01/20/1984 49 FR 2485 2488 Findings on Pending Petitions & Description of Progress on Listing Actions; 49 FR 2485-2488
05/12/1981 46 FR 26464 26469 ETWP; Notice of Petition Acceptance and Status Review
06/30/1987 52 FR 24312 24314 Findings on Pending Petitions & Description of Progress on Listing Actions; 52 FR 24312-24314
07/07/1988 53 FR 25511 25515 Findings on Pending Petitions & Description of Progress of Listing Actions; 53 FR 25511-25515
05/10/1985 50 FR 19761 19763 Findings on Pending Petitions & Description of Progress on Listing Actions; 50 FR 19761-19763
12/17/2007 72 FR 71298 71315 Proposed Rule To List Six Foreign Bird Species Under the Endangered Species Act

» Recovery

No recovery information is available for the Galapagos petrel.

» Critical Habitat

No critical habitat rules have been published for the Galapagos petrel.

» Conservation Plans

No conservation plans have been created for Galapagos petrel.

» Petitions

» Life History

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