Mottled Petrel

Pterodroma inexpectata

Order

PROCELLARIIFORMES

Family

Petrels and Shearwaters (Procellariidae)

Code 4

MOPE

Code 6

PTEINE

ITIS

HEAD

Mottled Petrel Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: Hooked Seabird
  • Eye Color: Brown to black-brown.
  • Head pattern: Capped, Unique pattern
  • Crown Color: Dark Gray
  • Forehead Color: White and gray.
  • Nape Color: Dark Gray
  • Throat Color: White
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

Mottled Petrel Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 33-36 cm (13-14 in)
  • Weight: 441 g (15.55 oz)
  • Size: Medium (9 - 16 in)
  • Color Primary: Gray
  • Underparts: White and gray.
  • Upperparts: White and gray.
  • Back Pattern: Solid, Scaled or scalloped
  • Belly Pattern: Solid
  • Breast Pattern: Solid, Scaled or scalloped

FLIGHT

Mottled Petrel Flight Illustration
  • Flight Pattern: Dashing flight., Alternates high soaring arcs and glides with rapid wing beats.
  • Wingspan Range: 69-84 cm (27-33 in)
  • Wing Shape: Pointed-Wings
  • Tail shape: Squared Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Mottled
  • Upper Tail: Gray
  • Under Tail: White and gray.
  • Leg Color: Pink-brown
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Head Feathers and Markings X
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