Wedge-rumped Storm-Petrel

Oceanodroma tethys

Order

PROCELLARIIFORMES

Family

Storm-Petrels (Hydrobatidae)

Code 4

WRSP

Code 6

OCETET

ITIS

HEAD

Wedge-rumped Storm-Petrel Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: Hooked Seabird
  • Eye Color: Brown to olive brown.
  • Head pattern: Plain
  • Crown Color: Brown-black
  • Forehead Color: Brown-black
  • Nape Color: Brown-black
  • Throat Color: Brown-black
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

Wedge-rumped Storm-Petrel Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 17-18 cm (6.5-7.25 in)
  • Weight: 23 g (0.8 oz)
  • Size: Small (5 - 9 in)
  • Color Primary: Brown
  • Underparts: Brown-black
  • Upperparts: Brown-black
  • Back Pattern: Solid
  • Belly Pattern: Solid
  • Breast Pattern: Solid

FLIGHT

Wedge-rumped Storm-Petrel Flight Illustration
  • Flight Pattern: Swift direct flight with deep wing beats and much twisting and banking.
  • Wingspan Range: 34-38 cm (13.25-15 in)
  • Wing Shape: Pointed-Wings
  • Tail shape: Notched Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Solid
  • Upper Tail: Black with bold white triangular patch.
  • Under Tail: Brown-black
  • Leg Color: Black
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Head Feathers and Markings X
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