fork-tailed petrel

noun
variants: or less commonly forked-tailed petrel \ ˈ⸗ˌ⸗-​ \

Definition of fork-tailed petrel

: a bluish gray white-marked petrel (Oceanodroma furcata) that has a deeply forked tail and is widely distributed in the northern Pacific also : any of several closely related birds with more or less forked tails

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“Fork-tailed petrel.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fork-tailed%20petrel. Accessed 29 Nov. 2021.

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