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

noun
1.
a common storm petrel, Oceanites oceanicus, that breeds around Antarctica but is often seen in the Atlantic See storm petrel
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