Soft-plumaged Petrel

Pterodroma mollis - Pétrel soyeux

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Procellariiformes

  • Family
    :

    Procellariidés

  • Genus
    :

    Pterodroma

  • Species
    :

    mollis

Descriptor

Gould, 1844

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 34 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 83 à 95 cm.
  • Weight
    : 250 à 380 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Soft-plumaged Petrel (Pterodroma mollis) is a species of bird in the Procellariidae family.

Subspecific information monotypic species

Foreign names

  • Pétrel soyeux,
  • Petrel Suave,
  • Freira-meridional,
  • Weichfeder-Sturmvogel,
  • selymes viharmadár,
  • Donsstormvogel,
  • Petrello piumoso,
  • Sammetspetrell,
  • Silkepetrell,
  • tajfúnnik hodvábny,
  • buřňák kerguelenský,
  • Fløjlspetrel,
  • vyöviistäjä,
  • Atlantiese Stormvoël,
  • petrell sedós,
  • Unnardrúði,
  • petrel miękkopióry,
  • zīda vētrasputns,
  • puhasti švigavec,
  • Мягкопёрый тайфунник,
  • カオジロミズナギドリ,
  • 柔羽圆尾鹱,
  • 柔羽圓尾鸌,

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 Coastal/Supratidal : Sea Cliffs and Rocky Offshore Islands

Geographic range

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