Leach’s Storm-Petrel


(Oceanodroma leucorhoa)

Leach’s is the only Storm-Petrel regularly found off both the Atlantic and Pacific coasts (see Chapman’s and Townsend’s subspecies). These photos were taken from a long distance are included for ID record only, but note the very long wings, notched tail, pale carpal bars, and dark median streak between white upper tail coverts.

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