Stejnegers Petrel

Other Names: none

Distribution: Deep waters of the Northern and Eastern Pacific.

Stejnegers Petrel distribution range map

Description:

Size: 26-31 cm in length with a 53-66 cm wingspan.

Plumage:  Top is dark gray with a with sharp black “M” mark. There is a bold and very dark grey cap and mask, extending into a dark grey half collar on the upper part of the breast. They have a dark gray rump and tail, white throat and underside. The underside of the wing is primarily white, with a black tip and narrow black trailing edge, extending to the leading edge with a slight thickening at carpal joint.

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Stejnegers Petrel

Stejnegers Petrel

Bill Shape
hooked-seabird
Regions
california
hawaii
pacific coast
texas
Tail Shape
squared-tail
Wing Shape
pointed-wings
Habitat
coasts
Oceans
Color
gray
white
Body Shape
gull
Size
medium
Order
albatross, petrel, shearwater, storm-diving petrel - procellariiformes
Conservation Status
Vulnerable
Bird Species