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Common Names in Dutch:
Common Names in English:
oceanodroma homochroa, Ashy petrel, Ashy Storm Petrel, Ashy Storm-Petrel, Coues' petrel
Common Names in French:
Oc, OcÃ©anite cendrÃ©, Océanite cendré
Common Names in German:
Common Names in Informal Latinized N:
Common Names in Japanese:
Common Names in Spanish:
Pa, PaÃÃ±o cenizo, Paíño cenizo
Vegetation: freshwater marshes, pelagic waters • Foraging Strata: Water • Center of Abundance: Lower tropical: lowlands, lower than 500 m.; tropics. • Sensitivity to Disturbance: High
Typically found at an altitude of 0 to 3,422 meters (0 to 11,227 feet).
in rock crevices and burrows in colonies on offshore islands.
The breeding season
is protracted, and eggs
are laid asynchronously,
with some pairs laying
eggs while other pairs are in the midst of
chick-rearing. At Southeast Farallon Island, Ashy Storm-petrels visit
year-round, and most breeding activity is concentrated
in February through October7. At Santa Cruz Island,
Ashy Storm-petrel nesting activity spans March through December6,8.
crustaceans and small fish and visit
the colony at night. Foraging
during the breeding season occurs mainly
over continental shelves (92 - 98%), with aggregations coinciding
spatially and seasonally with the spawning aggregations of sardines
List of Habitats :
- 6 Rocky areas (eg. inland cliffs , mountain peaks)
- 9 Marine Neritic
- 9.1 Marine Neritic - Pelagic
- 9.2 Marine Neritic - Subtidal Rock and Rocky Reefs
- 9.3 Marine Neritic - Subtidal Loose Rock/pebble/gravel
- 9.4 Marine Neritic - Subtidal Sandy
- 9.5 Marine Neritic - Subtidal Sandy-Mud
- 9.7 Marine Neritic - Macroalgal/Kelp
- 9.9 Marine Neritic - Seagrass (Submerged)
- 10 Marine Oceanic
- 10.1 Marine Oceanic - Epipelagic (0-200m)
- 10.2 Marine Oceanic - Mesopelagic (200-1000m) [more info]
- Aquatic Invertebrates
- Breeding Habitat : N/A
- Nest Location: N/A
- Nest Type: N/A
- Clutch Size: 1
- Length of Incubation : 44? days
- Days to Fledge : ?
- Number of Broods: 1
- Series: http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/title/58052" ta ()
- Order: Procellariiformes ()
- Class: Aves ()
- Phylum: Chordata () - Chordates
oceanodroma homochroa • Oceanodroma homochroa (Coues, 1864)
Status: Accepted Name
Last scrutiny: 13-Jun-2007
Most likely to be confused with other storm petrels. Black is larger with deeper wingbeats. Least is smaller with more rapid wingbeats and a wedge-shaped tail. Other species have white rumps.
Members of the genus Oceanodroma
ZipcodeZoo has pages for 23 species and subspecies in this genus:
O. castro (Band-Rumped Storm Petrel) · O. castro castro (Band-Rumped Storm Petrel) · O. furcata (Ashy Storm-Petrel) · O. furcata furcata (Fork-Tailed Storm-Petrel) · O. furcata plumbea (Fork-Tailed Storm-Petrel) · O. homochroa (Oceanodroma Homochroa) · O. hornbyi (Hornby's Storm Petrel) · O. leucorhoa (Leach's Fork-Tailed Petrel) · O. leucorhoa beali (Leach's Storm-Petrel) · O. leucorhoa chapmani (Leach's Storm-Petrel) · O. leucorhoa leucorhoa (Leach's Storm-Petrel) · O. leucorhoa socorroensis (Leach's Storm-Petrel) · O. leucorhoa willetti (Leach's Storm-Petrel) · O. macrodactyla (Guadalupe Island Petrel) · O. markhami (Markham's Storm-Petrel) · O. matsudairae (Matsudaira's Storm-Petrel) · O. melania (Black Storm Petrel) · O. microsoma (Least Storm Petrel) · (Swinhoe's Storm-Petrel) · O. monteiroi (Monteiro's Storm-Petrel) · O. tethys (Wedge-Rumped Storm Petrel) · O. tethys tethys (Galapagos Storm Petrel) · O. tristrami (Tristram's Storm Petrel)
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- Biodiversity Heritage Library NamebankID: 9095
- Catalogue of Life Accepted Name Code: ITS-174634
- Global Biodiversity Information Facility Taxonkey: 2496811
- Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS) Taxonomic Serial Number (TSN): 174634
- IUCN ID: 227500
- Natural Heritage Network Species Identifier: ABNDC04030
- Zipcode Zoo Species Identifier: 177986