Murphy's Petrel

Pterodroma ultima

Order

PROCELLARIIFORMES

Family

Petrels and Shearwaters (Procellariidae)

Code 4

MUPE

Code 6

PTEULT

ITIS

HEAD

Murphy's Petrel Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: Hooked Seabird
  • Eye Color: Brown
  • Head pattern: Unique pattern
  • Crown Color: Dark Gray
  • Forehead Color: White and gray.
  • Nape Color: Dark Gray
  • Throat Color: White to gray.
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

Murphy's Petrel Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 38-41 cm (15-16 in)
  • Weight: 435 g (15.34 oz)
  • Size: Medium (9 - 16 in)
  • Color Primary: Gray
  • Underparts: Gray
  • Upperparts: Gray
  • Back Pattern: Solid
  • Belly Pattern: Solid
  • Breast Pattern: Solid

FLIGHT

Murphy's Petrel Flight Illustration
  • Flight Pattern: Swift flight., Alternates several rapid stiff wing beats with long glides., Soaring arcs.
  • Wingspan Range: 94-97 cm (37-38 in)
  • Wing Shape: Pointed-Wings
  • Tail shape: Squared Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Solid
  • Upper Tail: Dark Gray
  • Under Tail: Gray
  • Leg Color: Pink
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Parts of a Standing bird X
Head Feathers and Markings X
Parts of a Flying bird X