EUROPEAN STORM PETREL

(Hydrobates pelagicus)

Also known as British Storm Petrel (H)

Previous Return to Individual Index Next

 

Roberts VI / VII 42 / 482
Clements 2000 12.0080
Howard & Moore 2
(CBOS 5)
 12-8

 

A small bird (14 cm to 19 cm) distributed in the East Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean. It migrates south to the W coast of Africa. A common non breeding visitor to all southern African waters during the summer. A dainty bird, it lives on krill, fish small jellyfish and animal fat

 

List of Stamps showing European Storm Petrel

Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

Alderney 2006 45p
Antigua 0925 0852 1985 $1
Barbuda 0795 0805 1985 $1
Faroe Islands 0480 2005 9k
Faroe Islands 0482 2005 20k
Jersey 0130  0124 1975 5p
Malta 0658  0627 1981 23c