Black Storm-petrel (Oceanodroma melania) - HBW 1, p. 270
French: Océanite noir
Spanish: Paíño Negro
Taxonomy: Procellaria melania Bonaparte, 1854, coast of California.
Possibly conspecific with O. matsudairae; these two sometimes isolated in separate genus, Loomelania, in view of long tarsi. Monotypic.
Distribution: Islands off W California (USA) and Baja California and in most of Gulf of California.
- Least Concern
- No sound recordings available yet