Storm-petrels (Hydrobatidae)

European Storm-petrel (Hydrobates pelagicus) - HBW 1, p. 269

French: Océanite tempête German: Sturmschwalbe Spanish: Paíño Europeo
Other common names: British Storm-petrel

Taxonomy: Procellaria pelagica Linnaeus, 1758, Sweden.
Mediterranean population might form distinct subspecies (melitensis). Monotypic.

Distribution: NE Atlantic, from S Iceland and W Norway S through N & W Britain to NW France, N Spain, Salvage and Canary Is; also in Mediterranean, from E Spain E to Greece and (?) Turkey.