White-faced Storm Petrel

Pelagodroma marina - Océanite frégate

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Procellariiformes

  • Family
    :

    Oceanitidés

  • Genus
    :

    Pelagodroma

  • Species
    :

    marina

Descriptor

Latham, 1790

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 21 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 41 à 43 cm.
  • Weight
    : 40 à 70 g
Longevity

10 years

Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

White-faced Storm Petrel (Pelagodroma marina) is a species of bird in the Oceanitidae family.

Subspecific information 6 Subspecies

  • Pelagodroma marina hypoleuca (Madeira and Canary Is.)
  • Pelagodroma marina eadesorum (Cape Verde Is.)
  • Pelagodroma marina marina (Tristan da Cunha amd Gough Is.)
  • Pelagodroma marina dulciae (islands off of s Australia)
  • Pelagodroma marina maoriana (Stewart, Auckland, Chatham and other islands of New Zealand)
  • Pelagodroma marina albiclunis (Kermadec Is.)

Foreign names

  • Océanite frégate,
  • Paíño Pechialbo,
  • Painho-de-ventre-branco / Calca-mar,
  • Weißgesicht-Sturmschwalbe,
  • fehérarcú viharfecske,
  • Bont Stormvogeltje,
  • Uccello delle tempeste facciabianca,
  • Fregattstormsvala,
  • Fregattstormsvale,
  • búrkozvest morský,
  • buřňáček běločelý,
  • Fregatstormsvale,
  • ulappakeiju,
  • Witwangstormswael,
  • ocell de tempesta carablanc,
  • Njarðarsvala,
  • oceannik białobrewy,
  • baltsejas vētrasburātājs,
  • progastoglavi strakoš,
  • Белолицая качурка,
  • Petrel-badai muka-putih,
  • カオアシナガウミツバメ,
  • 白脸海燕,
  • 白臉海燕,

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, Sandy Shoreline and/or Beaches, Sand Bars, Spits, Etc, Shingle and/or Pebble Shoreline and/or Beaches ; Marine Coastal/Supratidal : Sea Cliffs and Rocky Offshore Islands

Geographic range

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