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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