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Wilson's storm petrel

or Wilson's storm-petrel

noun
1.
a small petrel, Oceanites oceanicus, that breeds in the Southern Hemisphere but ranges into the North Atlantic and Pacific oceans.
Also called Wilson's petrel.
Origin of Wilson's storm petrel
named after Alexander Wilson (1766-1813), Scottish-American ornithologist
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