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.

Origin of Wilson's storm petrel

named after Alexander Wilson (1766–1813), Scottish-American ornithologist
Also called Wilson's petrel.
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