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Leach's Storm Petrel
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Alternative name: Leach's Petrel
A small seabird of the tubenose family. It is named after the British zoologist William Elford Leach.
8-21 cm. Dark plumage and white rump with a black line through it. Forked tail
Atlantic and Pacific Oceans.
Close to the sea in well concealed areas such as rock crevices, shallow burrows.
Can turn up on lakes and reservoirs, many miles inland, as a result of storms
1 white egg is laid. Visits the nest only at night
Small fish and crustaceans
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 External Links
Birdforum thread: How to see a Leach's Storm Petrel in the UK: []