Tropical Shearwater

Puffinus bailloni dichrous

Order

PROCELLARIIFORMES

Family

Petrels and Shearwaters (Procellariidae)

Code 4

Non-AOU

Code 6

PUFBAI

ITIS

HEAD

Tropical Shearwater Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: Hooked Seabird
  • Eye Color: Black
  • Head pattern: Plain
  • Crown Color: Black-brown
  • Forehead Color: Black-brown
  • Nape Color: Black-brown
  • Throat Color: White
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

Tropical Shearwater Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 25-33 cm (10-13 in)
  • Weight: 164-258 g (5.8-9.1 oz)
  • Size: Medium (9 - 16 in)
  • Color Primary: Brown, Black
  • Underparts: White
  • Upperparts: Black-brown
  • Back Pattern: Solid
  • Belly Pattern: Solid
  • Breast Pattern: Solid

FLIGHT

Tropical Shearwater Flight Illustration
  • Flight Pattern: They alternate between rapid wing beats and long glides, while at sea.
  • Wingspan Range: 64-74 cm (25-29 in)
  • Wing Shape: Long-Wings, Tapered-Wings
  • Tail shape: Rounded Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Solid
  • Upper Tail: Black-brown
  • Under Tail: Black-brown
  • Leg Color: Gray
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