Category Archives: Discoveries

Puerto Montt Storm-petrels a new species!

So yes, there we have it. The Puerto Montt storm-petrels I wrote about a while ago, turned out to be a new species. Originally found by two birders from Oregon, the (new) species status of the storm-petrels off Chile was … Continue reading

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Puerto Montt storm petrels

I just spotted an interesting article and thought some of you might be interested. In short, a group of potentially undescribed storm-petrels (features intermediate between Wilson’s and Elliot’s Storm-petrel) were seen off Chile/Argentina in 2009. Now, more recently (Feb 2010) … Continue reading

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