Hydrobatidae – Northern Storm-petrels

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The Hydrobatidae- Northern Storm-petrels are the smallest of Seabirds and are pelagic across the Northern Hemisphere Oceans. They have a fluttering and hovering flight which is used to pick food from the ocean surface such as small fish and planktonic crustaceans. They nest colonially on predator free isolated islands and are then nocturnal in their nest visiting habits. They are in the Order Procellariiformes.

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