Audubon's Shearwater

Puffinus lherminieri

Order

PROCELLARIIFORMES

Family

Petrels and Shearwaters (Procellariidae)

Code 4

AUSH

Code 6

PUFLHE

ITIS

HEAD

Audubon's Shearwater Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: Hooked Seabird
  • Eye Color: Dark brown to brownish black.
  • Head pattern: Capped, Eyering
  • Crown Color: Dark Brown
  • Forehead Color: Dark Brown
  • Nape Color: Dark Brown
  • Throat Color: White
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

Audubon's Shearwater Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 30 cm (12 in)
  • Weight: 167 g (5.9 oz)
  • Size: Medium (9 - 16 in)
  • Color Primary: White, Brown, Gray
  • Underparts: White
  • Upperparts: Dark Brown
  • Back Pattern: Solid
  • Belly Pattern: Solid
  • Breast Pattern: Solid

FLIGHT

Audubon's Shearwater Flight Illustration
  • Flight Pattern: Flap and glide flight with rapid wing beats.
  • Wingspan Range: 69 cm (27 in)
  • Wing Shape: Pointed-Wings
  • Tail shape: Fan-shaped Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Solid
  • Upper Tail: Dark Brown
  • Under Tail: Dark Brown
  • Leg Color: Gray to pinkish gray.
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