Leach's Storm Petrel

Oceanodroma leucorhoa - Océanite culblanc

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Procellariiformes

  • Family
    :

    Hydrobatidés

  • Genus
    :

    Oceanodroma

  • Species
    :

    leucorhoa

Descriptor

Vieillot, 1818

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 22 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 45 à 48 cm.
  • Weight
    : 40 à 50 g
Longevity

24 years

Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Leach's Storm Petrel (Oceanodroma leucorhoa) is a species of bird in the Hydrobatidae family.

Subspecific information 2 Subspecies

  • Oceanodroma leucorhoa leucorhoa (coasts of the N Pacific and the N Atlantic)
  • Oceanodroma leucorhoa chapmani (Coronados and San Benito Is.. w Mexico.)

Foreign names

  • Océanite culblanc,
  • Paíño Boreal,
  • Painho-de-cauda-forcada,
  • Wellenläufer,
  • villás viharfecske,
  • Vaal Stormvogeltje,
  • Uccello delle tempeste codaforcuta,
  • Klykstjärtad stormsvala,
  • Stormsvale,
  • víchrovníček severský,
  • buřňáček dlouhokřídlý,
  • Stor Stormsvale,
  • myrskykeiju,
  • ocell de tempesta boreal,
  • Sjósvala,
  • nawałnik duży,
  • ziemeļu vētrasburātājs, cice,
  • viharni strakoš,
  • Северная качурка,
  • コシジロウミツバメ,
  • 白腰叉尾海燕,
  • 白腰叉尾海燕,

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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