Leach’s Storm-petrel

Leach’s Storm-petrel (Oceanodroma leucorhoa) Bird Information Usually, Leach’s Storm-petrel is a black-brown bird with long, pointed, angled wings; pale edges to coverts form pale inner wing. Tail distinctly forked; white rump has dark central stripe. Feet do not extend beyond tail. Flight is shearwater-like; short glides between bouts of leisurely wing-flapping. Seldom follows ships. Status: … Continue reading Leach’s Storm-petrel