Storm-petrels (Hydrobatidae)

Matsudaira's Storm-petrel (Oceanodroma matsudairae) - HBW 1, p. 271

French: Océanite de Matsudaira German: Matsudairawellenläufer Spanish: Paíño de Matsudaira
Other common names: Sooty Storm-petrel

Taxonomy: Oceanodroma melania matsudariae [sic] Nagamichi Kuroda, 1922, Sagami Bay, Honshu, Japan.
Sometimes considered subspecies of O. melania; these two sometimes isolated in separate genus, Loomelania, in view of long tarsi. Monotypic.

Distribution: Breeding at Kita iwojima and Minami iwojima in Volcano Is to SE of Japan.

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