White-headed Petrel

Pterodroma lessonii - Pétrel de Lesson

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Procellariiformes

  • Family
    :

    Procellariidés

  • Genus
    :

    Pterodroma

  • Species
    :

    lessonii

Descriptor

Garnot, 1826

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 46 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 109 cm.
  • Weight
    : 580 à 810 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Pétrel de Lesson
adult

White-headed Petrel (Pterodroma lessonii) is a species of bird in the Procellariidae family.

Subspecific information monotypic species

Foreign names

  • Pétrel de Lesson,
  • Petrel Cabeciblanco,
  • Freira-de-cabeça-branca,
  • Weißkopf-Sturmvogel,
  • fehérfejű viharmadár,
  • Witkopstormvogel,
  • Petrello testabianca,
  • Vithuvad petrell,
  • Hvithodepetrell,
  • tajfúnnik bielohlavý,
  • buřňák bělohlavý,
  • Hvidhovedet Petrel,
  • valkopääviistäjä,
  • Witkopstormvoël,
  • petrell capblanc,
  • petrel białogłowy,
  • Белоголовый тайфунник,
  • メグロシロハラミズナギドリ,
  • 白头圆尾鹱,
  • 白頭圓尾鸌,

Habitat

Shrubland : Subantarctic ; 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)

Geographic range

Sources of information

Other sources of interest

QRcode Pétrel de Lesson
published: - Updated: 08-06-2015
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