Black Storm-Petrel Oceanodroma melania



  • Year-round
  • Migration
  • Breeding
  • Non-Breeding
Distribution of the Black Storm-Petrel
eBird range map for Black Storm-Petrel

Generated from eBird observations (Year-Round, 1900-present)

Distribution in the Americas

It breeds in the islands off the California coast, of west coast of Baja California and Gulf of California. Wintering in the far waters offshore, from central California to northern Peru.

It is a common species on the islands north of the Gulf of California and the Pacific coast of Baja California.

Distribution outside the Americas

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They have pelagic habits.

Historical changes

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Recommended Citation

Black Storm-Petrel (Oceanodroma melania), In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. retrieved from Neotropical Birds Online: