Birds of Colombia

STORM PETREl | PAÍÑo

Seem to walk on water while keeping balance with their wings. Socialize in small flocks or colonies. Mostly in Pacific Ocean. Flight low over the ocean. Species difficult to identified from far away.

Parecen que caminaran en el agua guardando equilibrio con sus alas. Andan en grupo pequeños. Se encuentran en el Océano Pacífico. Sobrevuelan bajo en las aguas del océano. Especies difíciles de identificar a lo lejos

ELlIOT's STORM-PETREL

Name in English: Elliot's storm-petrel
Name in Spanish: Paíño de Elliot
Order: Procellariiformes
Family: Hydrobatidae
Scientific Name: Oceanites gracilis
Size/Tamaño: 6 in | 16 cm 
Status: 
Location: Open waters of Pacific Ocean and islands
Altura: <1600 m
Notes: 

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MALE ♂︎

This species is also known as "White-vented" Storm-Petrel.

ORDER Procellariiformes
FAMILY Hydrobatidae - FAMILIA Hydrobatidae

Species of the family Hydrobatidae to photograph 
Species de la familia Hydrobatidae por fotografiar
Scientific
Name
Name in
Spanish
Name in
English
Fregetta grallaria Paíño Ventriblanco White-bellied Storm-Petrel
Oceanodroma microsoma Paíño Enano Least Storm-Petrel
Oceanodroma tethys Paíño de Galápagos Wedge-rumped Storm-Petrel
Oceanodroma castro Paíño de Madeira Band-rumped Storm-Petrel
Oceanodroma leucorhoa Paíño Boreal, Leach's Storm-Petrel
Oceanodroma markhami Paíño de Markham Markham’s Storm-Petrel
Oceanodroma hornbyi Paíño de Hornby Ringed Storm-Petrel
Oceanodroma melania Paíño Oscuro Black Storm-Petrel