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Wilson's Storm-petrel Oceanites oceanicus   - In flight
Wilson's Storm-petrel
Photographer : © Abhilash A K
Location :Arabian Sea, about 20km off the coast of Punnapra, Alapuzha, Kerala, India
Date : 18 October 2015
English synonyms:Wilson's Stormpetrel, Wilson's Petrel, Flat-clawed Storm-petrel, Peninsula Storm-petrel (maoriana = oceanicus), Yellow-webbed Storm-petrel, Common Stormy Petrel, Long-legged Storm-petrel, Mother Carey's Chicken, Skipjack
Bird Family :Hydrobatidae - Storm-petrels
Red Data Status :Least Concern
Remarks :At 9.39am. Shot during the pelagic survey conducted by Kerala Forest Department and Kottayam Natural History Society.