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White-vented Storm-Petrel

Oceanites gracilis (Elliot, 1859)

The Elliot's Storm Petrel (Oceanites gracilis) is a species of seabird in the storm-petrel family Hydrobatidae. The species is also known as White-vented Storm-petrel. There are two subspecies, O. g. gracilis, which is found in the Humboldt Current off Peru and Chile, and O. g. galapagoensis, which is found in the waters around the Galapagos Islands. It is a sooty-black storm-petrel with a white rump. It has long legs which extend beyond the body in flight. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Procellariiformes
Family:
  Oceanitidae
Genus:
  Oceanites

Scientific:
  Oceanites gracilis

Citation:
  (Elliot, 1859)

Reference:
  Ibis p.391

Protonym:
  Thalassidroma gracilis

Avibase ID:
  934FEF660A167CB0

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/934FEF66

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 174653


DATA DEFICIENT

Geographic range:

  • Oceanites gracilis gracilis: Coast of Ecuador to Chile (breeding grounds unknown)
  • Oceanites gracilis galapagoensis: Galapagos Islands (breeding grounds unknown)
English:
White-vented Storm-Petrel
Czech:
buřňáček drobný
German:
Elliotsturmschwalbe
Danish:
Hvidbuget Stormsvale
Spanish:
Paíño de Elliot
Finnish:
pikkuetelänkeiju
French:
Océanite d'Elliot
Icelandic:
Bárusvala
Italian:
Uccello delle tempeste culbianco
Japanese:
koashinagaumitsubame
Japanese:
コアシナガウミツバメ
Dutch:
Sierlijk Stormvogeltje
Norwegian:
Dansestormsvale
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Dansestormsvale
Polish:
oceannik krótkodzioby
Portuguese:
Alma-de-mestre-pequeno
Russian:
Качурка Эллиота
Slovak:
búrkozvest malý
Swedish:
elliotstormsvala
Ukrainian:
Океанник еліота
Chinese:
白臀洋海燕


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
White-vented Storm-Petrel ( Oceanites gracilis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
White-vented Storm-Petrel ( Oceanites gracilis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
White-vented Storm-Petrel ( Oceanites gracilis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
White-vented Storm-Petrel ( Oceanites gracilis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
White-vented Storm-Petrel ( Oceanites gracilis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
White-vented Storm-Petrel ( Oceanites gracilis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
White-vented Storm-Petrel ( Oceanites gracilis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
White-vented Storm-petrel ( Oceanites gracilis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
White-vented Storm-petrel ( Oceanites gracilis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
White-vented Storm-petrel ( Oceanites gracilis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
White-vented Storm-petrel ( Oceanites gracilis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
White-vented Storm-petrel ( Oceanites gracilis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
White-vented Storm-petrel ( Oceanites gracilis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
White-vented Storm-petrel ( Oceanites gracilis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
White-vented Storm-petrel ( Oceanites gracilis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
White-vented Storm-petrel ( Oceanites gracilis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
White-vented Storm-petrel ( Oceanites gracilis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
White-vented Storm-petrel ( Oceanites gracilis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
White-vented Storm-petrel ( Oceanites gracilis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
White-vented Storm-petrel ( Oceanites gracilis) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
White-vented Storm-petrel ( Oceanites gracilis) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
White-vented Storm-petrel ( Oceanites gracilis) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Océanite d'Elliot ( Oceanites gracilis) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Océanite d'Elliot ( Oceanites gracilis) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
White-vented Storm Petrel ( Oceanites gracilis) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
White-vented Storm Petrel ( Oceanites gracilis) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
White-vented Storm-Petrel ( Oceanites gracilis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
White-vented Storm-Petrel ( Oceanites gracilis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
White-vented Storm-Petrel ( Oceanites gracilis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
White-vented Storm-Petrel ( Oceanites gracilis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
White-vented Storm-Petrel ( Oceanites gracilis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
White-vented Storm-Petrel ( Oceanites gracilis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
White-vented Storm-Petrel ( Oceanites gracilis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
White-vented Storm-Petrel ( Oceanites gracilis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
White-vented Storm-Petrel ( Oceanites gracilis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
White-vented Storm-Petrel ( Oceanites gracilis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
White-vented Storm-Petrel ( Oceanites gracilis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Elliot's Storm-Petrel ( Oceanites gracilis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Elliot's Storm-Petrel ( Oceanites gracilis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Elliot's Storm-Petrel ( Oceanites gracilis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Elliot's Storm-Petrel ( Oceanites gracilis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Elliot's Storm-Petrel ( Oceanites gracilis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Elliot's Storm-Petrel ( Oceanites gracilis) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Elliot's Storm-Petrel ( Oceanites gracilis) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
Elliot's Storm-Petrel ( Oceanites gracilis) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
Elliot's Storm-Petrel ( Oceanites gracilis) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Elliot's Storm-Petrel ( Oceanites gracilis) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
Elliot's Storm-Petrel ( Oceanites gracilis) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
Elliot's Storm-Petrel ( Oceanites gracilis) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
Elliot's Storm-Petrel ( Oceanites gracilis) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
Elliot's Storm-Petrel ( Oceanites gracilis) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
Elliot's Storm-Petrel ( Oceanites gracilis) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
Elliot's Storm-Petrel ( Oceanites gracilis) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
Elliot's Storm-Petrel ( Oceanites gracilis) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
Elliot's Storm-Petrel ( Oceanites gracilis) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Elliot's Storm-Petrel ( Oceanites gracilis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Elliot's Storm Petrel ( Oceanites gracilis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Elliot's Storm Petrel ( Oceanites gracilis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
White-vented Storm Petrel ( Oceanites gracilis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
White-vented Storm Petrel ( Oceanites gracilis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
White-vented Storm Petrel ( Oceanites gracilis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
White-vented Storm Petrel ( Oceanites gracilis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
White-vented Storm Petrel ( Oceanites gracilis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
White-vented Storm Petrel ( Oceanites gracilis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
White-vented Storm Petrel ( Oceanites gracilis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
White-vented Storm Petrel ( Oceanites gracilis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
White-vented Storm Petrel ( Oceanites gracilis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
White-vented Storm-petrel ( Oceanites gracilis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
White-vented Storm-petrel ( Oceanites gracilis) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Elliot's Storm-petrel ( Oceanites gracilis) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
White-vented Storm-petrel ( Oceanites gracilis) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
White-vented Storm-petrel ( Oceanites gracilis) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
White-vented Storm-petrel ( Oceanites gracilis) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
White-vented Storm-petrel ( Oceanites gracilis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
White-vented Storm Petrel ( Oceanites gracilis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
White-vented Storm Petrel ( Oceanites gracilis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
White-vented Storm Petrel ( Oceanites gracilis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
Elliot's Storm Petrel ( Oceanites gracilis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
Elliot's Storm Petrel ( Oceanites gracilis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
Elliot's Storm Petrel ( Oceanites gracilis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
Elliot's Storm Petrel ( Oceanites gracilis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
Elliot's Storm Petrel ( Oceanites gracilis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
Elliot's Storm Petrel ( Oceanites gracilis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
Elliot's Storm Petrel ( Oceanites gracilis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
Elliot's Storm Petrel ( Oceanites gracilis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
Elliot's Storm Petrel ( Oceanites gracilis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
Elliot's Storm Petrel ( Oceanites gracilis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
Elliot's Storm Petrel ( Oceanites gracilis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
Elliot's Storm Petrel ( Oceanites gracilis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
Elliot's Storm Petrel ( Oceanites gracilis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
Elliot's Storm Petrel ( Oceanites gracilis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Elliot's Storm Petrel ( Oceanites gracilis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Elliot's Storm Petrel ( Oceanites gracilis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Elliot's Storm Petrel ( Oceanites gracilis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Elliot's Storm Petrel ( Oceanites gracilis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Elliot's Storm Petrel ( Oceanites gracilis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Elliot's Storm Petrel ( Oceanites gracilis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Elliot's Storm Petrel ( Oceanites gracilis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Elliot's Storm Petrel ( Oceanites gracilis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Elliot's Storm Petrel ( Oceanites gracilis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Elliot's Storm Petrel ( Oceanites gracilis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Elliot's Storm Petrel ( Oceanites gracilis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Elliot's Storm Petrel ( Oceanites gracilis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Elliot's Storm Petrel ( Oceanites gracilis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Elliot's Storm Petrel ( Oceanites gracilis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Elliot's Storm Petrel ( Oceanites gracilis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Elliot's Storm Petrel ( Oceanites gracilis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Elliot's Storm Petrel ( Oceanites gracilis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Elliot's Storm Petrel ( Oceanites gracilis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Elliot's Storm Petrel ( Oceanites gracilis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Elliot's Storm Petrel ( Oceanites gracilis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Elliot's Storm Petrel ( Oceanites gracilis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Elliot's Storm Petrel ( Oceanites gracilis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Elliot's Storm Petrel ( Oceanites gracilis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Elliot's Storm Petrel ( Oceanites gracilis) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
White-vented Storm-Petrel ( Oceanites gracilis) [version 1]
James Lee Peters:
Oceanites gracilis [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
Oceanites gracilis [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
Oceanites gracilis [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
White-vented Storm-Petrel ( Oceanites gracilis) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
White-vented Storm-Petrel ( Oceanites gracilis) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
White-vented Storm-Petrel ( Oceanites gracilis) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (24/10/2003):
Elliot's Storm-Petrel ( Oceanites gracilis) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (14/09/2005):
Elliot's Storm-Petrel ( Oceanites gracilis) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (16/07/2006):
Elliot's Storm-Petrel ( Oceanites gracilis) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (26/09/2007):
Elliot's Storm-Petrel ( Oceanites gracilis) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (01/05/2008):
Elliot's Storm-Petrel ( Oceanites gracilis) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (30/09/2009):
Elliot's Storm-Petrel ( Oceanites gracilis) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (19/08/2010):
Elliot's Storm-Petrel ( Oceanites gracilis) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (8/08/2011):
Elliot's Storm-Petrel ( Oceanites gracilis) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (8/02/2012):
Elliot's Storm-Petrel ( Oceanites gracilis) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (4/09/2012):
Elliot's Storm-Petrel ( Oceanites gracilis) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (17/03/2013):
Elliot's Storm-Petrel ( Oceanites gracilis) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (9/02/2014):
Elliot's Storm-Petrel ( Oceanites gracilis) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (16/02/2015):
Elliot's Storm-Petrel ( Oceanites gracilis) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (28/07/2016):
Elliot's Storm-Petrel ( Oceanites gracilis) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (22/04/2017):
Elliot's Storm-Petrel ( Oceanites gracilis) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (4/06/2018):
Elliot's Storm-Petrel ( Oceanites gracilis) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (6/06/2019):
Elliot's Storm-Petrel ( Oceanites gracilis) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Oceanites gracilis [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Oceanites gracilis [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Other synonyms


Catalan: Ocell de tempesta d'Elliot
Czech: buřňáček drobný, Burnácek štíhlý
Danish: Hvidbuget Stormsvale
German: Elliot Sturmschwalbe, Elliotsturmschwalbe, Elliot-Sturmschwalbe
English: Elliot's Storm Petrel, Elliot's Storm-petrel, Graceful Storm-petrel, White vented Storm Petrel, White-vented Petrel, White-vented Storm Petrel, White-vented Storm-Petrel
English (IOC): Elliot's Storm Petrel
Spanish: Golondrina de mar chica, Paíño Chico, Paíño de Elliot
Spanish (Argentine): Paíño de Elliot
Spanish (Chile): Golondrina de mar chica
Spanish (Colombia): Paíño de Elliot
Spanish (Ecuador): Paíño Grácil (de Elliot)
Spanish (Spain): Paíño de Elliot
Spanish (HBW): Elliot's Storm-Petrel
Spanish (Panama): Paíño Ventriblanco
Spanish (Peru): Golondrina de Mar Chica
Estonian: väike-tormipääsu
Finnish: Pikkuetelänkeiju
French: Océanite d’Elliot, Océanite d'Elliot, Pétrel d'Elliot
Icelandic: Bárusvala
Italian: Uccello delle tempeste culbianco, Uccello delle tempeste di Elliot
Japanese: koashinagaumitsubame
Japanese: コアシナガウミツバメ
Scientific: Oceanites gracilis, Oceanites gracilis gracilis, Thalassidroma gracilis
Lithuanian: Grakštusis Vilsono audrašauklis
Dutch: Sierlijk Stormvogeltje
Norwegian Nynorsk: Dansestormsvale
Norwegian: Dansestormsvale
Polish: oceannik krótkodzioby
Portuguese: Alma-de-mestre-pequeno
Russian: Качурка Эллиота, Океанник Эллиота
Slovak: búrkozvest malý
Swedish: elliotstormsvala, Vitbukad stormsvala
Turkish: Elliot Fırtınakırlangıcı
Ukrainian: Океанник еліота
Chinese: 白臀洋海燕
Chinese (Traditional): 白臀洋海燕

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