White-faced Storm-Petrel

Distribution / Range

Occurs on remote islands in the south Atlantic, such as Tristan da Cunha, as well as Australia and New Zealand. North Atlantic colonies also exist   on the Cape Verde Islands, Canary Islands and Savage Islands. Vagrants occurred in  France, Great Britain and The Netherlands.

White-faced Storm-petrel Description

Measures 19–21 cm in length, has a wingspan of 41–44 cm.

Back and rump are pale brown to grey.  White face with black eye mask.  Black flight feathers.  Plumage below whitish.

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White-faced Storm-Petrel

White-faced Storm-Petrel

Bill Shape
hooked-seabird
Eats
Fish
Regions
atlanticcoast
connecticut
delaware
maryland
massachusetts
new jersey
new york
north carolina
nova scotia
rhodeisland
virginia
Tail Shape
squared-tail
Wing Shape
pointed-wings
Habitat
Oceans
Color
gray
white
Body Shape
swallow
Size
small
Order
albatross, petrel, shearwater, storm-diving petrel - procellariiformes
storm petrels - hydrobatidae
Conservation Status
Least Concern