LEACH'S STORM PETREL

(Oceanodroma leucorhoa)

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Roberts VI / VII 43 / 483
Clements 2000 12.0120
Howard & Moore 2 (CBOS 5)  12-12
 
A medium petrel (19 cm to 23 cm) found in the tropical and temperate Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. It breeds in the Northern Atlantic and Northern Pacific Oceans, and is a rare but regular vagrant to South Africa during the summer. It often settles on the water with its wings and tail held up. Lives off crustaceans, molluscs and fish

List of Stamps showing Leach's Storm Petrel

Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

Faroe Islands 0479 2005 8k50
Faroe Islands 0481 2005 12k
Marshall Islands 0037  0031 1985 22c
South Africa 2138 2014 Int'l Small Letter