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Fork-tailed Storm-Petrel

Oceanodroma furcata ORDER: PROCELLARIIFORMES FAMILY: HYDROBATIDAE

IUCN Conservation Status: Least Concern

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.

Calls

Raspy three-to-five-note call given at night at nest burrow. Quiet away from burrow.

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