Mainly resident in the southern Atlantic and Indian Oceans, this species sometimes strays north. It has been reported more than a score of times off our Atlantic and Gulf Coasts, mostly during summer. Generally far off the coast, but has been seen from shore more than once.
Illustration © David Allen Sibley.
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Text © Kenn Kaufman, adapted from
Lives of North American Birds
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Songs and CallsGenerally silent at sea.
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