Alternative name: Madeiran Storm Petrel
- Hydrobates castro
- Sooty-brown plumage
- Narrow, rectangular, white rump patch
- Slightly forked tail
- Dark bill with tube on top.
Breeds and ranges tropical Atlantic and Pacific Oceans
Quick wing beats between glides on bowed wings.
It nests in colonies close to the sea in rock crevices and lays a single white egg. Nests are visited only at night.
The diet includes invertebrates, small vertebrates and sometimes carrion.
- Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, S. M. Billerman, T. A. Fredericks, J. A. Gerbracht, D. Lepage, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2021. The eBird/Clements checklist of Birds of the World: v2021. Downloaded from https://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/
- Collins Field Guide 5th Edition
- Collins Bird Guide ISBN 0 00 219728 6
- BirdForum Opus contributors. (2023) Band-rumped Storm Petrel. In: BirdForum, the forum for wild birds and birding. Retrieved 30 November 2023 from https://www.birdforum.net/opus/Band-rumped_Storm_Petrel
GSearch checked for 2020 platform.