Petrel, White-Faced Storm

White Faced Storm Petrel mounted on a piece of polystyrene. In a flying/diving position with wings outstretched, head facing down, legs hanging down.
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They are small seabirds. They are known as the 'Jesus Christ Birds" by fisherman as they are often seen walking on water. They hover above the water hardly moving their wings and pick up food from the surface. They are only found around New Zealand from August to April for the breeding season when they then migrate to the tropical eastern pacific.
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