Kerguelen Petrel

Aphrodroma brevirostris - Pétrel de Kerguelen Pétrel des Kerguelen

Pétrel de Kerguelen
Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Procellariiformes

  • Family
    :

    Procellariidés

  • Genus
    :

    Aphrodroma

  • Species
    :

    brevirostris

Descriptor

Lesson, R, 1831

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 36 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 80 à 82 cm.
  • Weight
    : 331 à 357 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Kerguelen Petrel (Aphrodroma brevirostris) is a species of bird in the Procellariidae family.

Subspecific information monotypic species

Foreign names

  • Pétrel de Kerguelen,
  • Petrel de las Kerguelen,
  • Painho das Kerguelen,
  • Kerguelensturmvogel,
  • kergueleni hojsza,
  • Kerguelenstormvogel,
  • Petrello delle Kerguelen,
  • Kerguelenpetrell,
  • Sølvvingepetrell,
  • brložník nočný,
  • buřňák krátkozobý,
  • Kerguelenpetrel,
  • hopeaviistäjä,
  • Kerguelense Stormvoël,
  • petrell de les illes Kerguelen,
  • burzyk krótkodzioby,
  • Кергеленский тайфунник,
  • ケルゲレンミズナギドリ,
  • 短嘴圆尾鹱,
  • 短嘴圓尾鸌,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Wetlands (inland) : Bogs, Marshes, Swamps, Fens, Peatlands ; Rocky areas (eg. inland cliffs, mountain peaks) : ; 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)

Geographic range

Other sources of interest

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published: - Updated: 03-04-2020
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