Texas Pelagics

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White-chinned Petrel

by | Jun 14, 2022

* White-chinned Petrel  Procellaria aequinoctialis

Texas Coastal / Offshore Status: Accidental in the Gulf of Mexico. One records for Texas 17 April 1986

Range:  Circumpolar in the Southern Oceans, and along the west coast of South America as far north as Peru.

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 White-chinned Petrel found in Offshore Texas (and Gulf of Mexico)
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