European Storm Petrel

Hydrobates pelagicus - Océanite tempête

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Procellariiformes

  • Family
    :

    Hydrobatidés

  • Genus
    :

    Hydrobates

  • Species
    :

    pelagicus

Descriptor

Linnaeus, 1758

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 18 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 36 à 39 cm.
  • Weight
    : 23 à 29 g
Longevity

20 years

Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

European Storm Petrel (Hydrobates pelagicus) is a species of bird in the Hydrobatidae family.

Subspecific information 2 Subspecies

  • Hydrobates pelagicus pelagicus (e North Atlantic)
  • Hydrobates pelagicus melitensis (Mediterranean Sea)

Foreign names

  • Océanite tempête,
  • Paíño Europeo,
  • Painho-de-cauda-quadrada,
  • Sturmschwalbe,
  • viharfecske,
  • Stormvogeltje,
  • Uccello delle tempeste europeo,
  • Stormsvala,
  • Havsvale,
  • víchrovníček morský,
  • buřňáček malý,
  • Lille Stormsvale,
  • merikeiju,
  • Europese Stormswael,
  • ocell de tempesta comú,
  • Stormsvala,
  • nawałnik burzowy,
  • Eiropas vētrasburātājs,
  • strakoš,
  • Прямохвостая качурка,
  • ヒメウミツバメ,
  • 暴风海燕,
  • 暴風海燕,

Voice song and cries

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

Illustration

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