Adult Wilson's storm petrel (Oceanites oceanicus) feeding after Iceberg calved near Port Lockroy, near the Antarctic Peninsula. This dimunitive little storm petrel often looks as if it walks on water while feeding. The Wilson's storm petrel is the most widespread tubenose in the world, but restricted in it's breeding to Antarctica. Population estimates range into the millions for this species.


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Image ID: 0101834-MNO.jpg

Adult Wilson's storm petrel (Oceanites oceanicus) feeding after Iceberg calved near Port Lockroy, near the Antarctic Peninsula. This dimunitive little storm petrel often looks as if it walks on water while feeding. The Wilson's storm petrel is the most widespread tubenose in the world, but restricted in it's breeding to Antarctica. Population estimates range into the millions for this species.
Credit to: Blue Planet Archive / Michael S. Nolan

Image dimensions: 4000x2667

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