Cook's Petrel Pterodroma cookii



They are monogamous. Form colonies in breeding season. Both parents dig a burrow or clean the soil where put the egg.

The nest can be located in a burrow or on bare soil, no use materials in its construction. They are usually placed on a high, forested slope. Puts one white egg. Incubation lasts between 45 and 55 days.

Recommended Citation

Cook's Petrel (Pterodroma cookii), In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. retrieved from Neotropical Birds Online: