Black-winged Petrel

Pterodroma nigripennis

Order

PROCELLARIIFORMES

Family

Petrels and Shearwaters (Procellariidae)

Code 4

BWPE

Code 6

PTENIG

ITIS

HEAD

Black-winged Petrel Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: Hooked Seabird
  • Eye Color: Black
  • Head pattern: Unique pattern
  • Crown Color: Gray
  • Forehead Color: Gray with white mottling.
  • Nape Color: Gray
  • Throat Color: White
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

Black-winged Petrel Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 30-33 cm (12-13 in)
  • Weight: 228 g (8.04 oz)
  • Size: Medium (9 - 16 in)
  • Color Primary: Gray
  • Underparts: White, with narrow gray band on upper breast.
  • Upperparts: Gray with black on wings, on upper rump, and tip of tail.
  • Back Pattern: Solid
  • Belly Pattern: Solid
  • Breast Pattern: Solid

FLIGHT

Black-winged Petrel Flight Illustration
  • Flight Pattern: Alternates high soaring arcs and glides with rapid wing beats.
  • Wingspan Range: 63-76 cm (24.8-30 in)
  • Wing Shape: Pointed-Wings
  • Tail shape: Rounded Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Solid
  • Upper Tail: Gray with black tip.
  • Under Tail: White
  • Leg Color: Pink with black feet.
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Parts of a Standing bird X
Head Feathers and Markings X
Parts of a Flying bird X