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Petrel, Fork-tailed bird pictures


Petrel, Fork-tailed bird picturesFORK-TAILED PETREL
105. Oceanodroma furcata. 8 inches.

These birds have a plumage of bluish gray, the wings being darker and the under-parts lightest.

Nest. - Single egg is laid at the end of a burrow on the ground.

Egg white with a fine wreath of purplish black specks about the larger end.

Found breeding on the islands of Alaska.