Black Storm Petrel

Oceanodroma melania - Océanite noir

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Procellariiformes

  • Family
    :

    Hydrobatidés

  • Genus
    :

    Oceanodroma

  • Species
    :

    melania

Descriptor

Bonaparte, 1854

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 23 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 46 à 51 cm.
  • Weight
    : -
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Black Storm Petrel (Oceanodroma melania) is a species of bird in the Hydrobatidae family.

Subspecific information monotypic species

Foreign names

  • Océanite noir,
  • Paíño Negro,
  • Painho-preto,
  • Schwarzwellenläufer,
  • Zwart Stormvogeltje,
  • Uccello delle tempeste nero,
  • Svart stormsvala,
  • Bajastormsvale,
  • víchrovníček tmavý,
  • buřňáček tmavý,
  • Sort Stormsvale,
  • mustakeiju,
  • ocell de tempesta negre,
  • nawałnik czarny,
  • melnais vētrasburātājs,
  • Чёрная качурка,
  • アメリカクロウミツバメ,
  • 美州黑叉尾海燕,
  • 美洲叉尾海燕,

Habitat

Marine Neritic : Pelagic, Subtidal Rock and Rocky Reefs, Subtidal Loose Rock/pebble/gravel, Subtidal Sandy, Subtidal Sandy-Mud, Macroalgal/Kelp, Seagrass (Submerged) ; Marine Oceanic : Epipelagic (0-200m), Mesopelagic (200-1000m) ; Marine Intertidal : Rocky Shoreline ; Marine Coastal/Supratidal : Sea Cliffs and Rocky Offshore Islands

Geographic range

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