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Wilson's Storm Petrels Patter

Wilson's Storm Petrels Patter Fishing
Kate Sutherland, seabirding.com

Tiny Wilson's Storm-Petrels (Oceanites oceanicus) are not much bigger than sparrows, but are comfortable in wild oceanic conditions. To catch their small crustacean food, they gracefully dart and skim over the water, appearing to run on water by "pattering" their feet on the ocean surface while hovering with their wings. See photos and read more about seabird migration.

Tags: Feeding