Blue Petrel

Halobaena caerulea - Prion bleu

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Procellariiformes

  • Family
    :

    Procellariidés

  • Genus
    :

    Halobaena

  • Species
    :

    caerulea

Descriptor

Gmelin, JF, 1789

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 32 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 58 à 71 cm.
  • Weight
    : 170 à 230 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Blue Petrel (Halobaena caerulea) is a species of bird in the Procellariidae family.

Subspecific information monotypic species

Foreign names

  • Prion bleu,
  • Petrel Azulado,
  • Painho-azul,
  • Blausturmvogel,
  • kék viharmadár,
  • Blauwe Stormvogel,
  • Petrello azzurro,
  • Blåpetrell,
  • Blåpetrell,
  • hladinár modrý,
  • buřňák modravý,
  • Blå Petrel,
  • siniliitäjä,
  • Bloustormvoël,
  • petrell blau,
  • petrel niebieski,
  • Голубой буревестник,
  • アオミズナギドリ,
  • 蓝鹱,
  • 藍鋸鸌,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Grassland : Subantarctic ; 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

Sources of information

Other sources of interest

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published: - Updated: 02-06-2020
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