Hydrobates pelagicus


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Related to Hydrobates pelagicus: stormy petrel
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Synonyms for Hydrobates pelagicus

sooty black petrel with white markings

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An extreme case is the British storm-petrel (Hydrobates pelagicus), which measures a mere 6 in (15 cm) from head to tail and which has acquired its (English) name from its clever habit of sheltering from heavy winds on the lee side of ships.