English Name Fulmar Prion
Scientific Name Pachyptila crassirostris
German Name Dickschnabel-Sturmvogel
Spanish Name Pato-Petrel Picogrueso
French Name Prion à bec épais
Fulmar Prion
Peters Family Name PROCELLARIIDAE:Fulmars,Petrels and Shearwaters Order 118.0
Sibley Monroe Family Name PROCELLARIIDAE(Procellariinae):Petrels,Shearwaters Order 3956.0
Gill Family Name PROCELLARIIDAE:Shearwaters,Petrels,Fulmars Order 162.0
New 2013 Family Name PROCELLARIIDAE,Pachyptilinae:Prions Order 130.0
English Synonyms
Thick-billed Prion
$Pachyptila vittata macgillivrayi Jouanin & Mougin,1979,Mayr & Cottrell(eds.),Checklist of the Birds of the World,2nd ed.,1,p.80.
Authority (Mathews 1912)
Marine,occurring in both pelagic and inshore waters.Breeds on coastal cliffs & boulder slopes ,often without vegetation.
Starts October
Largely sedentary,with adults roosting in nest virtually all year round, and regularly seen in surrounding waters. Unconfirmed records from Australia and South Africa.