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Townsend's Storm-Petrel

Oceanodroma socorroensis Townsend, CH 1890

Townsend's storm petrel is a species of seabird in the family Hydrobatidae. It breeds in the summer on Guadalupe Island off the western coast of Mexico. It ranges in the Eastern Pacific Ocean north to southern California in the United States and south to 10°N latitude. It used to be considered a subspecies of the Leach's storm petrel. It was formerly defined in the genus Oceanodroma before that genus was synonymized with Hydrobates. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Procellariiformes
Family:
  Hydrobatidae
Genus:
   Oceanodroma
Scientific:
  Oceanodroma socorroensis


Original description

Citation:
  Townsend, CH 1890

Reference:
   Proc. U.S. Ntnl. Mus. 13 no.799 p.134

Protonym:
  Oceanodroma socorroensis

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/15670850


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  C794DCC783CD3C49

Avibase ID:
  avibase-C794DCC7

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/C794DCC7


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 174633


ENDANGERED

Geographic range:

  • Oceanodroma socorroensis: summer breeder on islets off Guadalupe I. (western Mexico); ranges in eastern Pacific north to southern California and south to ca 10º N
English:
Townsend's Storm-Petrel
Czech:
buřňáček Townsendův
Danish:
Socorrostormsvale
German:
Townsend-Wellenläufer
Spanish:
Paíño de Isla Socorro
Spanish (Spain):
Paíño de isla Socorro
French:
Océanite de Townsend
Japanese (romaji):
taunzendoumitsubame
Japanese:
タウンゼンドウミツバメ
Dutch:
Townsends Stormvogeltje
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Somarstormsvale
Norwegian:
sommerstormsvale
Polish:
nawałnik meksykański
Portuguese:
painho-estival-da-guadalupe
Russian:
Летняя качурка
Slovak:
víchrovníček letný
Serbian:
Gvadalupska letnja burnica
Swedish:
townsendstormsvala
Ukrainian:
качурка негроанська
Chinese:
索科洛岛海燕
Chinese (Traditional):
索科洛島海燕


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 8th suppl.):
Socorro Petrel ( Oceanodroma socorroensis)
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (incl. 18th suppl.):
Socorro Petrel ( Oceanodroma socorroensis)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (1931):
Socorro Petrel ( Oceanodroma soccoroensis)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 19th suppl.):
Socorro Petrel ( Oceanodroma soccoroensis)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 20th suppl.):
Socorro Petrel ( Oceanodroma soccoroensis)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 57th suppl.):
Townsend's Storm-Petrel ( Oceanodroma socorroensis) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Society 7th edition (incl. 58th suppl.):
Townsend's Storm-Petrel ( Oceanodroma socorroensis) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Society 7th edition (incl. 59th suppl.):
Townsend's Storm-Petrel ( Oceanodroma socorroensis) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Society 7th edition (incl. 60th suppl.):
Townsend's Storm-Petrel ( Hydrobates socorroensis) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Society 7th edition (incl. 61st suppl.):
Townsend's Storm-Petrel ( Hydrobates socorroensis) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Society 7th edition (incl. 61st suppl. and addendum):
Townsend's Storm-Petrel ( Hydrobates socorroensis) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Society 7th edition (incl. 62nd suppl.):
Townsend's Storm-Petrel ( Hydrobates socorroensis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Townsend's Storm-Petrel ( Oceanodroma socorroensis)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Leach's Storm-Petrel (Townsend's) ( Oceanodroma leucorhoa socorroensis)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Leach's Storm-Petrel (Townsend's) ( Oceanodroma leucorhoa socorroensis)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Leach's Storm-Petrel (Townsend's) ( Hydrobates leucorhous socorroensis)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Townsend's Storm-Petrel ( Hydrobates socorroensis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Townsend's Storm-Petrel ( Hydrobates socorroensis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Townsend's Storm-Petrel ( Hydrobates socorroensis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Townsend's Storm-Petrel ( Hydrobates socorroensis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Townsend's Storm-Petrel ( Oceanodroma socorroensis) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Townsend's Storm-petrel ( Hydrobates socorroensis) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
Townsend's Storm-petrel ( Hydrobates socorroensis) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
Townsend's Storm-petrel ( Hydrobates socorroensis) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
Townsend's Storm-petrel ( Hydrobates socorroensis) [version 1]
Clements, version 2021:
Townsend's Storm-Petrel ( Hydrobates socorroensis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Oceanodroma leucorhoa socorroensis [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Oceanodroma leucorhoa socorroensis [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Oceanodroma leucorhoa socorroensis [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Oceanodroma leucorhoa socorroensis [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Oceanodroma leucorhoa socorroensis [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Oceanodroma leucorhoa socorroensis [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Oceanodroma leucorhoa socorroensis [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Oceanodroma leucorhoa socorroensis [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
Townsend's Storm-Petrel ( Oceanodroma socorroensis) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
Townsend's Storm-Petrel ( Oceanodroma socorroensis) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Townsend's Storm-Petrel ( Oceanodroma socorroensis) [version 1]
Clements, version 2019:
Townsend's Storm-Petrel ( Oceanodroma socorroensis) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
Leach's Storm-Petrel (soccoroensis) ( Oceanodroma leucorhoa socorroensis) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
Leach's Storm-Petrel (Townsend's) ( Oceanodroma leucorhoa socorroensis) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
Leach's Storm-Petrel (Townsend's) ( Oceanodroma leucorhoa socorroensis) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
Leach's Storm-Petrel (Townsend's) ( Oceanodroma leucorhoa socorroensis) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
Leach's Storm-Petrel (Townsend's) ( Oceanodroma leucorhoa socorroensis) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
Leach's Storm-Petrel (Townsend's) ( Oceanodroma leucorhoa socorroensis) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
Townsend's Storm-Petrel ( Oceanodroma socorroensis) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
Townsend's Storm-Petrel ( Oceanodroma socorroensis) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Townsend's Storm-Petrel ( Oceanodroma socorroensis) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
Townsend's Storm-Petrel ( Oceanodroma socorroensis) [version 1]
eBird version 2021:
Townsend's Storm-Petrel ( Hydrobates socorroensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Oceanodroma leucorhoa socorroensis [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Oceanodroma leucorhoa socorroensis [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Oceanodroma leucorhoa socorroensis [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Oceanodroma leucorhoa socorroensis [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Oceanodroma leucorhoa socorroensis [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Oceanodroma leucorhoa socorroensis [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Oceanodroma leucorhoa socorroensis [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Oceanodroma leucorhoa socorroensis [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Oceanodroma leucorhoa socorroensis [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Hydrobates leucorhous socorroensis [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Hydrobates leucorhous socorroensis [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Oceanodroma leucorhoa socorroensis [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Hydrobates leucorhous socorroensis [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Hydrobates leucorhous socorroensis [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Hydrobates leucorhous socorroensis [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Hydrobates leucorhous socorroensis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Oceanodroma leucorhoa socorroensis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Oceanodroma leucorhoa socorroensis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Oceanodroma leucorhoa socorroensis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Oceanodroma leucorhoa socorroensis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Oceanodroma leucorhoa socorroensis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Oceanodroma leucorhoa socorroensis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Oceanodroma leucorhoa socorroensis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Oceanodroma leucorhoa socorroensis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Oceanodroma leucorhoa socorroensis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Oceanodroma leucorhoa socorroensis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Oceanodroma leucorhoa socorroensis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Oceanodroma leucorhoa socorroensis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Oceanodroma leucorhoa socorroensis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Oceanodroma leucorhoa socorroensis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Oceanodroma leucorhoa socorroensis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Townsend's Storm Petrel ( Oceanodroma socorroensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Townsend's Storm Petrel ( Oceanodroma socorroensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Townsend's Storm Petrel ( Oceanodroma socorroensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Townsend's Storm Petrel ( Oceanodroma socorroensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Townsend's Storm Petrel ( Oceanodroma socorroensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Townsend's Storm Petrel ( Oceanodroma socorroensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Townsend's Storm Petrel ( Oceanodroma socorroensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Townsend's Storm Petrel ( Oceanodroma socorroensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Townsend's Storm Petrel ( Oceanodroma socorroensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
Townsend's Storm Petrel ( Oceanodroma socorroensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
Townsend's Storm Petrel ( Oceanodroma socorroensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
Townsend's Storm Petrel ( Oceanodroma socorroensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
Townsend's Storm Petrel ( Hydrobates socorroensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
Townsend's Storm Petrel ( Hydrobates socorroensis) [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (2nd edition):
Oceanodroma leucorhoa socorroensis
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
Townsend's Storm Petrel ( Oceanodroma socorroensis) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.02:
Townsend's Storm Petrel ( Hydrobates socorroensis) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Oceanodroma leucorhoa socorroensis [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Oceanodroma leucorhoa socorroensis [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes a subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Oceanodroma [leucorhoa, socorroensis or cheimomnestes] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms

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Czech: buřňáček Townsendův
Danish: Socorrostormsvale
German: Townsend-Wellenläufer
English: Leach's Storm-Petrel (soccoroensis), Leach's Storm-Petrel (Townsend's), Socorro Petrel, Socorro Storm Petrel, Socorro Storm-petrel, Townsend's Storm Petrel, Townsend's Storm-Petrel
English, HBW: Townsend's Storm-petrel
English (IOC): Townsend's Storm Petrel
English (United States): Townsend's Storm-Petrel
Spanish: Paíño de Isla Socorro, Paíño de Socorro, Paíño de Townsend
Spanish (Costa Rica): Paiño de Socorro
Spanish (Spain): Paíño de isla Socorro, Paíño de Socorro
Spanish (HBW): Leach's Storm-Petrel (Townsend's)
Spanish (Mexico): Paíño de Leach (socorroensis), Paíño de Townsend
French: Océanite cul-blanc (forme de Socorro), Océanite cul-blanc (Socorro), Océanite de Socorro, Océanite de Townsend, Pétrel de Socorro
Japanese (romaji): koshijiroumitsubame (socorroensis), taunzendoumitsubame
Japanese: コシジロウミツバメ (socorroensis), タウンゼンドウミツバメ
Scientific: Hydrobates leucorhous socorroensis, Hydrobates socorroensis, Hydrobates socorroensis socorroensis, Oceanodroma kaedingi, Oceanodroma leucorhoa socorroensis, Oceanodroma monorhis socorroensis, Oceanodroma soccoroensis, Oceanodroma socorroensis
Dutch: Townsends Stormvogeltje, Vaal Stormvogeltje (socorroensis)
Norwegian Nynorsk: Somarstormsvale
Norwegian: sommerstormsvale
Polish: nawalnik meksykanski, nawałnik meksykański
Portuguese: painho-estival-da-guadalupe
Portuguese (Portugal): painho-de-socorro
Russian: Летняя качурка
Slovak: víchrovníček letný
Serbian: Gvadalupska letnja burnica
Swedish: townsendstormsvala
Turkish: Townsend fırtınakırlangıcı
Ukrainian: качурка негроанська
Chinese: 索科洛岛海燕
Chinese (Traditional): 索科洛島海燕

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