Black Storm-Petrel

Other Names: none

Distribution: Exclusively on islands off Baja California in summer; Pacific coasts and islands off Central and South America in winter.

Black Storm-petrel distribution range map

Description:

Size: 23-25 cm in length with a 46-51 cm wingspan.

Plumage: Uniform matte black; some specimens may have a paler rump. The bill is black with pronounced tubes, and the eyes and legs are black.

Species image
Black Storm-Petrel

Black Storm-Petrel

Bill Shape
hooked-seabird
Regions
arizona
baja california
california
mexico
oregon
Tail Shape
forked-tail
Wing Shape
long-wings
pointed-wings
Habitat
coasts
Oceans
Color
black
brown
Body Shape
gull
Size
small
Order
albatross, petrel, shearwater, storm-diving petrel - procellariiformes
storm petrels - hydrobatidae
Bird Species