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Olfactory foraging strategies of procellariiform seabirds

White-faced Storm-petrel (Pelagodroma marina) Science Article 1 abstract The study of olfactory foraging ability in procellariiform seabirds is now beginning to explore how species aremorphologically and behaviorally adapted to track odor plumes, and to relate these findings to models of odor transport innatural situations. According to the models, odors in atmospheric flow tend to be […]

White-faced Storm-petrel (Pelagodroma marina)

[order] PROCELLARIIFORMES | [family] Hydrobatidae | [latin] Pelagodroma marina | [authority] Latham, 1790 | [UK] White-faced Storm-petrel | [FR] Oceanite fregate | [DE] Weissgesicht-Sturmschwalbe | [ES] Paino Pechialbo | [NL] Bont Stormvogeltje Subspecies Monotypic species Genus Storm-petrels are rather small and often dark colored tubenoses with a world wide distribution. All have fine black bills […]