Taxon profile


Fork-tailed Storm-petrel
Hydrobates furcatus (J. F. Gmelin, 1789)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Aves - birds »  order Procellariiformes - tubenoses »  family Hydrobatidae - storm petrels »  genus Hydrobates - storm petrel

Scientific synonyms

Oceanodroma furcata (J. F. Gmelin, 1789)

Other names

= Ashy Storm-petrel

Least Concern


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Included taxa

Number of records: 2

subspecies Hydrobates furcatus furcatus (J. F. Gmelin, 1789)
subspecies Hydrobates furcatus plumbeus (Peale, 1848)

Links and literature

EN AOU Checklist of North and Middle American Birds 2013 [], North American Classification Committee (NACC) [as Oceanodroma furcata]
Data retrieved on: 26 April 2013
EN Bird Life 5.1 [3989]

Bird Life [] [as Oceanodroma furcata (Gmelin, 1789)]
Data retrieved on: 26 April 2013
EN Gill F. & Donsker D.: IOC World Bird List 7.3 [] [as Oceanodroma furcata (Gmelin, JF, 1789)]
Data retrieved on: 16 November 2017
EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2018-1 [22698572]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [] [as Hydrobates furcatus (Gmelin, 1789)]
Data retrieved on: 22 August 2018
CZ Hudec K. et al. (2003): Soustava a české názvosloví ptáků světa, Muzeum Komenského v Přerově. 462 pp. [as Oceanodroma furcata (Gmelin, 1789)]
Fenneman J. (2007): British Columbia Bird Checklist [as Oceanodroma furcata]
Data retrieved on: 25 January 2009
EN Clements, J. F.: eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world 6.7 [], Cornell Lab of Ornithology [as Oceanodroma furcata]
Data retrieved on: 7 April 2013

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