Band-Rumped storm-petrel (Oceanodroma castro)
7.5 - 9" (19-23 cm). W. 16 1/2-18" (42-45 cm). Intermediate in many respects between Wilson's and Leach's storm-petrels. Blackish-brown overall with pale wing bars and a clear, curved white band across rump; white on rump more extensive than on Leach's but less than on Wilson's (where white extends fully onto undertail coverts). Tail slightly forked, but this feature is difficult to discern at sea; legs do not extend beyond tail in flight. Wings thinner and more angular than Wilson's, but thicker and less angular than Leach's. Larger than Wilson's. Difficult to identify reliably at sea.
- States/US Territories in which the Band-Rumped storm-petrel, Hawaii DPS is known to or is believed to occur: Hawaii
- US Counties in which the Band-Rumped storm-petrel, Hawaii DPS is known to or is believed to occur: View All
- Countries in which the the Band-Rumped storm-petrel, Hawaii DPS is known to occur: United States
- Additional species information
|Status||Date Listed||Lead Region||Where Listed|
|2016-10-31||Pacific Region (Region 1)||Hawaii DPS|
» Federal Register Documents
No recovery information is available for the Band-Rumped storm-petrel.
» Critical Habitat
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» Conservation Plans
|HCP Plan Summaries|
|Kauai Island Utility Cooperative (KIUC)|
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