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Petrel, Least bird pictures


Petrel, Least bird picturesLEAST PETREL
103. Halocyptena microsoma. 5 1/2 inches.

This is the smallest of the family. Their plumage is entirely dark sooty.

Nest.-They have been found breeding on the islands of Lower California, and they probably do on others farther south.

The single egg of this bird is white with a wreath of tiny brown specks about the larger end.