Oceanitidae – Austral Storm Petrels

New Zealand Storm Petrel (Fregetta maorianus) ©WikiC

New Zealand Storm Petrel (Fregetta maorianus) ©WikiC

Keep me as the apple of the eye, hide me under the shadow of thy wings, (Psalms 17:8 KJV)

CLASS – AVES, Order – PROCELLARIIFORMES, Family – Oceanitidae – Austral Storm Petrels

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Species (9)

Wilson’s Storm Petrel (Oceanites oceanicus)
Elliot’s Storm Petrel (Oceanites gracilis)
Pincoya Storm Petrel (Oceanites pincoyae)
Grey-backed Storm Petrel (Garrodia nereis)
White-faced Storm Petrel (Pelagodroma marina)
White-bellied Storm Petrel (Fregetta grallaria)
Black-bellied Storm Petrel (Fregetta tropica)
New Zealand Storm Petrel (Fregetta maoriana)
Polynesian Storm Petrel (Nesofregetta fuliginosa)


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