Storm Petrel (Hydrobates pelagicus)

A tiny Petrel about the size of a Wagtail or a Wheatear. As with all Petrels, Storm Petrels are strictly pelagic only coming to land during the breeding season. Petrels got their name as a corruption of St Peter who famously walked on water, though Petrels can hardly support their own weight, little as it is, with their own legs as they are so weak.

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