Providence Petrel

Pterodroma solandri

Order

PROCELLARIIFORMES

Family

Petrels and Shearwaters (Procellariidae)

Code 4

Non-AOU

Code 6

PTESOL

ITIS

HEAD

Providence Petrel Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: Hooked Seabird
  • Eye Color: Dark brown.
  • Head pattern: Plain
  • Crown Color: Gray-brown.
  • Forehead Color: White with gray-brown streaking.
  • Nape Color: Gray-brown.
  • Throat Color: White with gray-brown streaking.
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

Providence Petrel Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 38-46 cm (15-18 in)
  • Weight: 425-567 g (15-20 oz)
  • Size: Large (16 - 32 in)
  • Color Primary: Gray
  • Underparts: Gray-brown.
  • Upperparts: Gray-brown.
  • Back Pattern: Solid
  • Belly Pattern: Solid
  • Breast Pattern: Solid

FLIGHT

Providence Petrel Flight Illustration
  • Flight Pattern: Makes a series of stiff flaps before each short twisting glide.
  • Wingspan Range: 94-107 cm (37-42 in)
  • Wing Shape: Pointed-Wings, Long-Wings
  • Tail shape: Pointed Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Solid
  • Upper Tail: Gray-brown.
  • Under Tail: Gray-brown.
  • Leg Color: Gray
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Parts of a Standing bird X
Head Feathers and Markings X
Parts of a Flying bird X