Leach’s Storm-Petrel

Leach’s Storm-petrel

The Leach’s Storm-Petrels, found in ocean waters of the Northern Hemisphere, are dark, with long, slender wings and white rumps. Te storm-petrel appears uniformly dark from below, but from above, some color differentiation is evident. Its tail and flight feathers are black, and its back and head are dark brown. A lighter tan band runs diagonally down the middle of the wing, separating the brown from the black.