Galápagos petrels are only found in the Galápagos Islands and surrounding seas. They are endangered as a result of predation from introduced species such as rats, dogs and cats which eat both the petrels and their eggs.
Scientific name: Pterodroma phaeopygia
Species range provided by WWF's Wildfinder.
The following habitats are found across the Galápagos petrel distribution range. Find out more about these environments, what it takes to live there and what else inhabits them.
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Additional data source: Animal Diversity Web
Population trend: Decreasing
Year assessed: 2009
Classified by: IUCN 3.1