Herald Petrel

Pterodroma heraldica

Order

PROCELLARIIFORMES

Family

Petrels and Shearwaters (Procellariidae)

Code 4

HEPE

Code 6

PTEARM

ITIS

HEAD

Herald Petrel Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: Hooked Seabird
  • Eye Color: Brown-black to black.
  • Head pattern: Plain
  • Crown Color: Dark Gray
  • Forehead Color: Dark Gray
  • Nape Color: Gray
  • Throat Color: Gray
  • Cere color: No Data

SPONSORED ADVERTISEMENTS

BODY

Herald Petrel Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 36-41 cm (14-16 in)
  • Weight: 162 g (5.7 oz)
  • Size: Medium (9 - 16 in)
  • Color Primary: Gray
  • Underparts: Gray
  • Upperparts: Gray
  • Back Pattern: Solid
  • Belly Pattern: Solid
  • Breast Pattern: Solid

FLIGHT

Herald Petrel Flight Illustration
  • Flight Pattern: Fluttery wing beats alternate with glides., High erratic soaring arcs become higher and more dashing as wind speeds increase.
  • Wingspan Range: 97-102 cm (38-40 in)
  • Wing Shape: Pointed-Wings
  • Tail shape: Pointed Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Solid
  • Upper Tail: Dark Gray
  • Under Tail: Gray
  • Leg Color: Gray
.
Parts of a Standing bird X
Head Feathers and Markings X
Parts of a Flying bird X