A global citizen science platform
to discover, share and identify wildlife

Join Project Noah!

Fork-tailed Storm-Petrel

Oceanodroma furcata

Description:

Though not rare, they are typically only seen offshore so they aren't often observed by people in town. They are very small, gray, and they have a dark mask over their eyes. You can't see it well from the side, but they also have a tail that is longer at the outside tips than the center, which is where the name comes from.

Habitat:

A few miles offshore near Afognak Island.


Species ID Suggestions



Sign in to suggest organism ID

Comments

Machi
Spotted by
Machi

Alaska, USA

Lat: 58.15, Long: -152.24

Spotted on Sep 19, 2019
Submitted on Oct 27, 2019

Related Spottings

Wedge-rumped storm petrel Fork-tailed Storm-Petrel

Nearby Spottings

Trailing Raspberry Slime Mold Snakeberry Spotting