do [i] ever stop migrating? -the birds
“I once had a sparrow alight upon my shoulder for a moment, while I was hoeing in a village garden, and I felt that I was more distinguished by that circumstance that I should have been by any epaulet I could have worn.” – Henry David Thoreau.
- Any of various species of black, grey, or white seabirds in the order Procellariiformes.
- Dutch: stormvogel
- French: pétrel
- German: Sturmvogel
- Italian: procellaria
- Spanish, petrel , damero
Etymology: Perhaps a diminutive of Peter, with reference to w:St Peter, St. Peter’s walking on the water (Matthew 14:29).