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Black Storm-Petrel

Oceanodroma melania (Bonaparte, 1854)

The Black Storm Petrel (Oceanodroma melania) is a small seabird of the storm-petrel family Hydrobatidae. It is 23 cm in length, with a wingspan of 46–51 cm. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Procellariiformes
Family:
  Hydrobatidae
Genus:
  Oceanodroma

Scientific:
  Oceanodroma melania

Citation:
  (Bonaparte, 1854)

Reference:
  Compt.Rend. p.662

Protonym:
  Procellaria melania

Avibase ID:
  149499C64A0E1AC8

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/149499C6

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 174640

Geographic range:

  • Oceanodroma melania: Breeds islands off California and Baja; ranges to Peru
English:
Black Storm-Petrel
Catalan:
Ocell de tempesta negre
Czech:
buřňáček tmavý
Danish:
Sort Stormsvale
German:
Schwarzwellenläufer
Spanish:
Paíño Negro
Spanish (Spain):
Paíño Negro
Finnish:
mustakeiju
French:
Océanite noir
Croatian:
crna burnica
Icelandic:
Skerjasvala
Italian:
Uccello delle tempeste nero
Japanese (romaji):
amerikakuroumitsubame
Japanese:
アメリカクロウミツバメ
Lithuanian:
Juodasis audrašauklis
Dutch:
Zwart Stormvogeltje
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Bajastormsvale
Norwegian:
Bajastormsvale
Polish:
nawałnik czarny
Portuguese:
Painho-preto
Russian:
Чёрная качурка
Slovak:
víchrovníček tmavý
Serbian:
Crna burnica
Swedish:
svart stormsvala
Ukrainian:
Качурка чорна
Chinese:
美州黑叉尾海燕
Chinese (Traditional):
美洲叉尾海燕


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (1886):
Black Petrel ( Oceanodroma melania)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 1st suppl.):
Black Petrel ( Oceanodroma melania)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 2nd suppl.):
Black Petrel ( Oceanodroma melania)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 3rd suppl.):
Black Petrel ( Oceanodroma melania)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 4th suppl.):
Black Petrel ( Oceanodroma melania)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 5th suppl.):
Black Petrel ( Oceanodroma melania)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 6th suppl.):
Black Petrel ( Oceanodroma melania)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 7th suppl.):
Black Petrel ( Oceanodroma melania)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (1895):
Black Petrel ( Oceanodroma melania)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 8th suppl.):
Black Petrel ( Oceanodroma melania)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 9th suppl.):
Black Petrel ( Oceanodroma melania)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 10th suppl.):
Black Petrel ( Oceanodroma melania)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 11th suppl.):
Black Petrel ( Oceanodroma melania)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 12th suppl.):
Black Petrel ( Oceanodroma melania)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 13th suppl.):
Black Petrel ( Oceanodroma melania)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 14th suppl.):
Black Petrel ( Oceanodroma melania)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 15th suppl.):
Black Petrel ( Oceanodroma melania)
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (1910):
Black Petrel ( Oceanodroma melania)
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (incl. 16th suppl.):
Black Petrel ( Oceanodroma melania)
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (incl. 17th suppl.):
Black Petrel ( Oceanodroma melania)
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (incl. 18th suppl.):
Black Petrel ( Oceanodroma melania)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (1931):
Black Petrel ( Oceanodroma melania)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 19th suppl.):
Black Petrel ( Loomelania melania)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 20th suppl.):
Black Petrel ( Loomelania melania)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 21st suppl.):
Black Petrel ( Loomelania melania)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 22nd suppl.):
Black Petrel ( Loomelania melania)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 23rd suppl.):
Black Petrel ( Loomelania melania)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 24th suppl.):
Black Petrel ( Loomelania melania)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 25th suppl.):
Black Petrel ( Loomelania melania)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 26th suppl.):
Black Petrel ( Loomelania melania)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 27th suppl.):
Black Petrel ( Loomelania melania)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 28th suppl.):
Black Petrel ( Loomelania melania)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 29th suppl.):
Black Petrel ( Loomelania melania)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 30th suppl.):
Black Petrel ( Loomelania melania)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 31st suppl.):
Black Petrel ( Loomelania melania)
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (1957):
Black Petrel ( Loomelania melania)
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 32nd suppl.):
Black Petrel ( Oceanodroma melania)
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 33rd suppl.):
Black Petrel ( Oceanodroma melania)
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 34th suppl.):
Black Storm-Petrel ( Oceanodroma melania)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (1983):
Black Storm-Petrel ( Oceanodroma melania)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 35th suppl.):
Black Storm-Petrel ( Oceanodroma melania)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 36th suppl.):
Black Storm-Petrel ( Oceanodroma melania)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 37th suppl.):
Black Storm-Petrel ( Oceanodroma melania)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 38th suppl.):
Black Storm-Petrel ( Oceanodroma melania)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 39th suppl.):
Black Storm-Petrel ( Oceanodroma melania)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 40th suppl.):
Black Storm-Petrel ( Oceanodroma melania)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 41st suppl.):
Black Storm-Petrel ( Oceanodroma melania)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (1998):
Black Storm-Petrel ( Oceanodroma melania)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 42nd suppl.):
Black Storm-Petrel ( Oceanodroma melania)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 43rd suppl.):
Black Storm-Petrel ( Oceanodroma melania)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 44th suppl.):
Black Storm-Petrel ( Oceanodroma melania)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 45th suppl.):
Black Storm-Petrel ( Oceanodroma melania)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 46th suppl.):
Black Storm-Petrel ( Oceanodroma melania)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 47th suppl.):
Black Storm-Petrel ( Oceanodroma melania)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 48th suppl.):
Black Storm-Petrel ( Oceanodroma melania)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 49th suppl.):
Black Storm-Petrel ( Oceanodroma melania)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 50th suppl.):
Black Storm-Petrel ( Oceanodroma melania)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 51st suppl.):
Black Storm-Petrel ( Oceanodroma melania)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 52nd suppl.):
Black Storm-Petrel ( Oceanodroma melania)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 53rd suppl.):
Black Storm-Petrel ( Oceanodroma melania)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 54th suppl.):
Black Storm-Petrel ( Oceanodroma melania)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 55th suppl.):
Black Storm-Petrel ( Oceanodroma melania)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 56th suppl.):
Black Storm-Petrel ( Oceanodroma melania)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 57th suppl.):
Black Storm-Petrel ( Oceanodroma melania)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 58th suppl.):
Black Storm-Petrel ( Oceanodroma melania)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 59th suppl.):
Black Storm-Petrel ( Oceanodroma melania)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 60th suppl.):
Black Storm-Petrel ( Hydrobates melania)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 61st suppl.):
Black Storm-Petrel ( Hydrobates melania)
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Black Storm-Petrel ( Oceanodroma melania) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Black Storm-Petrel ( Oceanodroma melania) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Black Storm-Petrel ( Oceanodroma melania) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Black Storm-Petrel ( Hydrobates melania) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Black Storm-Petrel ( Hydrobates melania) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Black Storm-Petrel ( Hydrobates melania) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Black Storm-Petrel ( Hydrobates melania) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Black Storm-Petrel ( Hydrobates melania) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Black Storm-Petrel ( Oceanodroma melania) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Black Storm-petrel ( Oceanodroma melania) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Black Storm-petrel ( Oceanodroma melania) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Black Storm-petrel ( Oceanodroma melania) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Black Storm-petrel ( Oceanodroma melania) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Black Storm-petrel ( Oceanodroma melania) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Black Storm-petrel ( Oceanodroma melania) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Black Storm-petrel ( Oceanodroma melania) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Black Storm-petrel ( Oceanodroma melania) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Black Storm-petrel ( Oceanodroma melania) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Black Storm-petrel ( Hydrobates melania) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Black Storm-petrel ( Hydrobates melania) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Black Storm-petrel ( Hydrobates melania) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Black Storm-petrel ( Hydrobates melania) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Black Storm-petrel ( Hydrobates melania) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Black Storm-petrel ( Hydrobates melania) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
Black Storm-petrel ( Hydrobates melania) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
Black Storm-petrel ( Hydrobates melania) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Océanite noir ( Oceanodroma melania) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Océanite noir ( Oceanodroma melania) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
Black Storm Petrel ( Oceanodroma melania) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
Black Storm Petrel ( Oceanodroma melania) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
Black Storm-Petrel ( Oceanodroma melania) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Black Storm-Petrel ( Oceanodroma melania) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Black Storm-Petrel ( Oceanodroma melania) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Black Storm-Petrel ( Oceanodroma melania) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Black Storm-Petrel ( Oceanodroma melania) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Black Storm-Petrel ( Oceanodroma melania) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Black Storm-Petrel ( Oceanodroma melania) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Black Storm-Petrel ( Oceanodroma melania) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
Black Storm-Petrel ( Oceanodroma melania) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Black Storm-Petrel ( Oceanodroma melania) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Black Storm-Petrel ( Oceanodroma melania) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Black Storm-Petrel ( Oceanodroma melania) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Black Storm-Petrel ( Oceanodroma melania) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Black Storm-Petrel ( Oceanodroma melania) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Black Storm-Petrel ( Oceanodroma melania) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Black Storm-Petrel ( Oceanodroma melania) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Black Storm-Petrel ( Oceanodroma melania) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Black Storm-Petrel ( Oceanodroma melania) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
Black Storm-Petrel ( Oceanodroma melania) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
Black Storm-Petrel ( Oceanodroma melania) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Black Storm-Petrel ( Oceanodroma melania) [version 1]
Clements, version 2019:
Black Storm-Petrel ( Oceanodroma melania) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
Black Storm-Petrel ( Oceanodroma melania) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
Black Storm-Petrel ( Oceanodroma melania) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
Black Storm-Petrel ( Oceanodroma melania) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
Black Storm-Petrel ( Oceanodroma melania) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
Black Storm-Petrel ( Oceanodroma melania) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
Black Storm-Petrel ( Oceanodroma melania) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
Black Storm-Petrel ( Oceanodroma melania) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
Black Storm-Petrel ( Oceanodroma melania) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Black Storm-Petrel ( Oceanodroma melania) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
Black Storm-Petrel ( Oceanodroma melania) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Black Storm Petrel ( Oceanodroma melania) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Black Storm Petrel ( Oceanodroma melania) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Black Storm Petrel ( Oceanodroma melania) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Black Storm Petrel ( Oceanodroma melania) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Black Storm Petrel ( Oceanodroma melania) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Black Storm Petrel ( Oceanodroma melania) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Black Storm Petrel ( Oceanodroma melania) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Black Storm Petrel ( Oceanodroma melania) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Black Storm Petrel ( Oceanodroma melania) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Black Storm Petrel ( Oceanodroma melania) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Black Storm Petrel ( Oceanodroma melania) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Black Storm-petrel ( Hydrobates melania) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Black Storm-petrel ( Hydrobates melania) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Black Storm-petrel ( Oceanodroma melania) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Black Storm-petrel ( Hydrobates melania) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Black Storm-petrel ( Hydrobates melania) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Black Storm-petrel ( Hydrobates melania) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Black Storm-petrel ( Hydrobates melania) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Black Storm Petrel ( Oceanodroma melania) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
Black Storm Petrel ( Oceanodroma melania) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
Black Storm Petrel ( Oceanodroma melania) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
Black Storm Petrel ( Oceanodroma melania) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
Black Storm Petrel ( Oceanodroma melania) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
Black Storm Petrel ( Oceanodroma melania) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
Black Storm Petrel ( Oceanodroma melania) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
Black Storm Petrel ( Oceanodroma melania) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
Black Storm Petrel ( Oceanodroma melania) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
Black Storm Petrel ( Oceanodroma melania) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
Black Storm Petrel ( Oceanodroma melania) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
Black Storm Petrel ( Oceanodroma melania) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
Black Storm Petrel ( Oceanodroma melania) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
Black Storm Petrel ( Oceanodroma melania) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
Black Storm Petrel ( Oceanodroma melania) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
Black Storm Petrel ( Oceanodroma melania) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
Black Storm Petrel ( Oceanodroma melania) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Black Storm Petrel ( Oceanodroma melania) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Black Storm Petrel ( Oceanodroma melania) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Black Storm Petrel ( Oceanodroma melania) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Black Storm Petrel ( Oceanodroma melania) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Black Storm Petrel ( Oceanodroma melania) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Black Storm Petrel ( Oceanodroma melania) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Black Storm Petrel ( Oceanodroma melania) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Black Storm Petrel ( Oceanodroma melania) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Black Storm Petrel ( Oceanodroma melania) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Black Storm Petrel ( Oceanodroma melania) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Black Storm Petrel ( Oceanodroma melania) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Black Storm Petrel ( Oceanodroma melania) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Black Storm Petrel ( Oceanodroma melania) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Black Storm Petrel ( Oceanodroma melania) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Black Storm Petrel ( Oceanodroma melania) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Black Storm Petrel ( Oceanodroma melania) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Black Storm Petrel ( Oceanodroma melania) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Black Storm Petrel ( Oceanodroma melania) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Black Storm Petrel ( Oceanodroma melania) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Black Storm Petrel ( Oceanodroma melania) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Black Storm Petrel ( Oceanodroma melania) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Black Storm Petrel ( Oceanodroma melania) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Black Storm Petrel ( Oceanodroma melania) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Black Storm Petrel ( Oceanodroma melania) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
Black Storm Petrel ( Oceanodroma melania) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
Black Storm Petrel ( Oceanodroma melania) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
Black Storm Petrel ( Oceanodroma melania) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Black Storm-Petrel ( Oceanodroma melania) [version 1]
James Lee Peters:
Oceanodroma melania [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
Oceanodroma melania melania [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
Oceanodroma melania [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Black Storm-Petrel ( Oceanodroma melania) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Black Storm-Petrel ( Oceanodroma melania) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
Black Storm-Petrel ( Oceanodroma melania) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (24/10/2003):
Black Storm-Petrel ( Oceanodroma melania)
South American Classification Committee (14/09/2005):
Black Storm-Petrel ( Oceanodroma melania)
South American Classification Committee (16/07/2006):
Black Storm-Petrel ( Oceanodroma melania)
South American Classification Committee (26/09/2007):
Black Storm-Petrel ( Oceanodroma melania)
South American Classification Committee (01/05/2008):
Black Storm-Petrel ( Oceanodroma melania)
South American Classification Committee (30/09/2009):
Black Storm-Petrel ( Oceanodroma melania)
South American Classification Committee (19/08/2010):
Black Storm-Petrel ( Oceanodroma melania)
South American Classification Committee (8/08/2011):
Black Storm-Petrel ( Oceanodroma melania)
South American Classification Committee (8/02/2012):
Black Storm-Petrel ( Oceanodroma melania)
South American Classification Committee (4/09/2012):
Black Storm-Petrel ( Oceanodroma melania)
South American Classification Committee (17/03/2013):
Black Storm-Petrel ( Oceanodroma melania)
South American Classification Committee (9/02/2014):
Black Storm-Petrel ( Oceanodroma melania)
South American Classification Committee (16/02/2015):
Black Storm-Petrel ( Oceanodroma melania)
South American Classification Committee (28/07/2016):
Black Storm-Petrel ( Oceanodroma melania)
South American Classification Committee (22/04/2017):
Black Storm-Petrel ( Oceanodroma melania)
South American Classification Committee (4/06/2018):
Black Storm-Petrel ( Oceanodroma melania)
South American Classification Committee (6/06/2019):
Black Storm-Petrel ( Oceanodroma melania)
South American Classification Committee (20/02/2020):
Black Storm-Petrel ( Oceanodroma melania)
South American Classification Committee (8/06/2020):
Black Storm-Petrel ( Hydrobates melania)
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
Black Storm Petrel ( Oceanodroma melania) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Oceanodroma melania [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Oceanodroma melania [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes nominal subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Oceanodroma [melania or matsudairae] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms


Catalan: Ocell de tempesta negre
Czech: Burnácek tmavý, buřňáček tmavý
Danish: Sort Stormsvale
German: Schwarzenwellenläufer, Schwarzwellenlaufer, Schwarzwellenläufer, Schwaz-Wellenläufer
English: Black Fork-tailed Petrel, Black Petrel, Black Storm Petrel, Black Storm-Petrel, Townsend Petrel
English, HBW: Black Storm-petrel
English (IOC): Black Storm Petrel
English (United States): Black Storm-Petrel
Spanish: Paíño de Patas Largas, Paiño Negro, Paíño Negro, Paíño Oscuro
Spanish (Colombia): Paíño Oscuro
Spanish (Costa Rica): Paiño negro
Spanish (Ecuador): Paíño Negro
Spanish (Spain): Paíño Negro
Spanish (HBW): Black Storm-Petrel
Spanish (Mexico): Paiño Negro, paíño negro
Spanish (Nicaragua): Paíño Negro
Spanish (Panama): Paíño Negro
Spanish (Peru): Golondrina de Mar Negra
Estonian: must-tormipääsu
Finnish: Mustakeiju
French: Océanite noir, Pétrel mélania, Pétrel noir
Croatian: crna burnica
Icelandic: Skerjasvala
Italian: Uccello delle tempeste nero
Japanese (romaji): amerikakuroumitsubame
Japanese: アメリカクロウミツバメ
Scientific: Hydrobates melania, Loomelania melania, Oceanodroma melania, Oceanodroma melania melania, Procellaria melania
Lithuanian: Juodasis audrašauklis
Latvian: melnais vētrasburātājs
Dutch: Zwart Stormvogeltje
Norwegian Nynorsk: Bajastormsvale
Norwegian: Bajastormsvale
Polish: nawalnik czarny, nawałnik czarny
Portuguese: Painho-preto
Russian: Чёрная качурка
Slovak: víchrovníček tmavý
Serbian: Crna burnica
Swedish: Svart stormsvala
Turkish: Kaliforniya Fırtınakırlangıcı
Ukrainian: Качурка чорна
Chinese: 美州黑叉尾海燕
Chinese (Traditional): 美洲叉尾海燕

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