Fork-tailed Storm-Petrel

Oceanodroma furcata

Order

PROCELLARIIFORMES

Family

Storm-Petrels (Hydrobatidae)

Code 4

FTSP

Code 6

OCEFUR

ITIS

HEAD

Fork-tailed Storm-Petrel Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: Hooked Seabird
  • Eye Color: Blackish brown at all ages, with no rings.
  • Head pattern: Eyering, Unique pattern
  • Crown Color: Blue-gray
  • Forehead Color: Blue-gray
  • Nape Color: Blue-gray
  • Throat Color: Pale Gray
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

Fork-tailed Storm-Petrel Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 20-23 cm (8-9 in)
  • Weight: 54 g (1.9 oz)
  • Size: Small (5 - 9 in)
  • Color Primary: Gray
  • Underparts: Pale Gray
  • Upperparts: Blue-gray
  • Back Pattern: Solid
  • Belly Pattern: Solid
  • Breast Pattern: Solid

FLIGHT

Fork-tailed Storm-Petrel Flight Illustration
  • Flight Pattern: Flap and glide flight with rapid shallow wing beats and stiff-winged glide.
  • Wingspan Range: 46 cm (18 in)
  • Wing Shape: Pointed-Wings
  • Tail shape: Forked Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Solid
  • Upper Tail: Blue-gray
  • Under Tail: Blue-gray
  • Leg Color: Gray
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