279. Cymodroma melanogaster

279. Cymodroma melanogaster.

THE DUSKY-VENTED STORM PETREL.

Male 8". Legs and bill black. Above blackish brown. Tail nearly even, bases of all rectrices except mid pair white. Abdomen in middle sooty black. Southern Ocean, northwards to Bay of Bengal, and in the Atlantic to the Tropic of Cancer. (B. 1537.)

Also C. grallaria. 7 1/2". Legs and bill black. Above sooty black. Back and scapulars grey, edged white. Tail black, bases of lateral rectrices white. Southern seas, north to the coast of Florida.

Also with tail deeply forked:—C. albigularis. 81". Legs and bill black. Above sooty black. Throat, abdomen, and a narrow band across the rump white. S. Pacific Ocean, And G. maestissima. 9 1/2", Legs and bill black. Entire plumage sooty black. Samoa Islands.

BookTitle: 
Game, Shore And Water Birds Of India
Reference: 
Le Messurier, Augustus. Game, Shore, and Water Birds of India Fourth Edition, 1904.
Title in Book: 
279. Cymodroma melanogaster
Book Author: 
A Le Messurier
CatNo: 
279
Year: 
1904
Page No: 
242
Common name: 
Dusky Vented Storm Petrel
M_ID: 
1906
M_SN: 
Fregetta tropica melanoleuca
Volume: 
4th ed.
Term name: 
id: 
13110

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