Black Storm-Petrel

Oceanodroma melania

Order

PROCELLARIIFORMES

Family

Storm-Petrels (Hydrobatidae)

Code 4

BLSP

Code 6

OCEMEL

ITIS

HEAD

Black Storm-Petrel Head Illustration.jpg
  • Bill Shape: Hooked Seabird
  • Eye Color: 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

Black Storm-Petrel Body Illustration.jpg
  • Length Range: 23 cm (9 in)
  • Weight: 60 g (2.1 oz)
  • Size: Small (5 - 9 in)
  • Color Primary: Brown, Black
  • Underparts: Brown-black
  • Upperparts: Brown-black
  • Back Pattern: Solid
  • Belly Pattern: Solid
  • Breast Pattern: Solid

FLIGHT

Black Storm-Petrel Flight Illustration.jpg
  • Flight Pattern: Mothlike flight.
  • Wingspan Range: 46-51 cm (18-20 in)
  • Wing Shape: Pointed-Wings, Long-Wings
  • Tail shape: Forked Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Solid
  • Upper Tail: Brown-black
  • Under Tail: Brown-black
  • Leg Color: Black
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Parts of a Standing bird X
Head Feathers and Markings X
Parts of a Flying bird X