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Black-vented Shearwater  [Puffinus opisthomelas]
The Black-vented Shearwater (Puffinus opisthomlas) is a species of seabird. The bird is 30-38 cm in size, with a 76-89 cm wingspan. Formerly considered a subspecies of the Manx Shearwater, its actual relationships are unresolved.This species is pelagic, o... - Last revised: Feb 29, 2016
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Buller's Shearwater  [Puffinus bulleri]
Buller's Shearwater (Puffinus bulleri) is a species of seabird in the family Procellariidae. The bird is 46-47 cm in size, with a 97-99 cm wingspan. The species is unusually easy to identify at sea (compared to other shearwaters) due to the distinctive M... - Last revised: Mar 02, 2009
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Cory's Shearwater  [Calonectris diomedea]
The Cory's Shearwater (Calonectris diomedea) is a large shearwater in the seabird family Procellariidae. This species breeds on islands and cliffs in the Mediterranean, with the odd outpost on the Atlantic coast of Iberia. The nest is on open ground or am... - Last revised: Jun 23, 2015
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Galápagos Shearwater  [Puffinus subalaris]
The Galápagos Shearwater, Puffinus subalaris is a small shearwater. Until recently it was considered to be a subspecies of Audubon's Shearwater, but it is actually one of two members of a very ancient lineage of the small Puffinus species, the other being... - Last revised: Apr 22, 2009
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Greater Shearwater  [Puffinus gravis]
The Great Shearwater (Puffinus gravis) is a large shearwater in the seabird family Procellariidae. Its relationships are unclear. It belongs in the group of large species that could be separated as genus Ardenna (Penhallurick & Wink 2004); within thes... - Last revised: Feb 11, 2010
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Pink-footed Shearwater  [Puffinus creatopus]
The Pink-footed Shearwater (Puffinus creatopus) is a species of seabird. The bird is 48 cm in size, with a 109 cm wingspan. It is polymorphic, having both darker and lighter phase populations. Together with the equally light-billed Flesh-footed Shearwater... - Last revised: Aug 22, 2010
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Short-tailed Shearwater  [Puffinus tenuirostris]
The Short-tailed Shearwater Puffinus tenuirostris, or Yolla, more commonly known as the muttonbird in Australia, is the most abundant seabird species in Australian waters, and is one of the few Australian native birds that is commercially harvested. It is... - Last revised: Apr 22, 2009
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Sooty Shearwater  [Puffinus griseus]
The Sooty Shearwater (Puffinus griseus) is a medium-large shearwater in the seabird family Procellariidae. In New Zealand it is also known by its Maori name titi and as muttonbird, like the Wedge-tailed Shearwater and the Australian Short-tailed Shearwate... - Last revised: Feb 29, 2016
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