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* Stejneger’s Petrel Pterodroma longirostris
Texas Coastal / Offshore Status: Accidental in the Gulf of Mexico. One record for Texas 15 Sept 1995, is the only Atlantic Basin record.
Range: Stejneger’s Petrel is found in the southern Pacific off the west coast of South America.
Never Seen on Texas Pelagic trip. Accidental in Texas.
* Texas Review Species, requiring written or photographic documentation to TBRC.
(1) TOS Handbook of Texas Birds; by Mark W. Lockwood and Brush Freeman (2005)
Seasonal Occurrence Graph
Texas Pelagics Sightings Distribution
This map shows the geographic distribution of Stejneger’s Petrel found in Offshore Texas (and Gulf of Mexico)
Click on the box in the upper left of the map to view the map legend.
Click on each sighting symbol and the data label will appear showing the time, date and the number of birds seen.
Click on the symbol on the top right of the map to view a larger map.
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