Fork-tailed Storm-Petrel

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Fork-tailed Storm-Petrel

Oceanodroma furcata
  • ORDER: Procellariiformes
  • FAMILY: Hydrobatidae
Basic Description

A small, gray, ocean-going bird of the North Pacific, the Fork-tailed Storm-Petrel is the only pure gray member of its family. Most of the other storm-petrels are predominantly black.

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Other Names
  • Paíño Rabihorcado (Spanish)
  • Océanite à queue fourchue (French)
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