Figure 6. Some postures of Band-rumped (left two) and Leach's (right two) Storm-Petrels. Compare leg length to much longer legs of Wilson's (Fig. 5). Band-rumped can look shearwater-like in flight (far left) and "hover" above water in search of food; Leach's looks much longer-tailed. When feeding, Leach's drops to water on raised wings (far right).
by Donna L. Dittmann
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