Great Shearwater

photo by Patrick Coin

Scientific classification

Order

Procellariiformes

Family

Procellariidae

Subfamily

Puffinus

Species

gravis

Appearance

* Pretty large bird with brown-blackish upperparts and generally white underparts
* Black bill and black tail
* Size: 43-51 cm, wingspan: 105-122 cm

Habitat

Open sea, often close to ships

Countries

Africa
Americas
Europe

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