- Ixobrychus exilis
- Egrets & Other Waders
The Leach's Storm Petrel is a small seabird of the tubenose family. These little pelagic birds are found on both Atlantic and Pacific waters.
Leach's Storm Petrels breed on offshore islands in the Northern Hemisphere. During the breeding season, they are nocturnal to avoid predation. They nest in burrows where they take shelter during daylight hours.
|Hatched||Added to Birdorable on: 13 October 2012|
|Scientific Name||Oceanodroma leucorhoa|
|Birdorable Family||Albatrosses & Allies|
(as of 27 March 2017)
7 to 8.2 inches
17 to 19 inches
|Range||West Europe North Europe East Asia North Africa West Africa South Africa North America Central America Caribbean United States (West) United States (East)|