Streaked Shearwater

Calonectris leucomelas

Order

PROCELLARIIFORMES

Family

Petrels and Shearwaters (Procellariidae)

Code 4

STRS

Code 6

CALLEU

ITIS

HEAD

Streaked Shearwater Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: Hooked Seabird
  • Eye Color: Brown to brown-black.
  • Head pattern: Plain, Streaked
  • Crown Color: Gray-brown.
  • Forehead Color: White to gray-brown.
  • Nape Color: Brown and white.
  • Throat Color: White
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

Streaked Shearwater Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 48 cm (19 in)
  • Weight: 545 g (19.22 oz)
  • Size: Large (16 - 32 in)
  • Color Primary: White, Brown
  • Underparts: White
  • Upperparts: Gray-brown
  • Back Pattern: Scaled or scalloped
  • Belly Pattern: Solid
  • Breast Pattern: Solid

FLIGHT

Streaked Shearwater Flight Illustration
  • Flight Pattern: Languid flight of slow wing beats with low glides.
  • Wingspan Range: 122 cm (48 in)
  • Wing Shape: Pointed-Wings
  • Tail shape: Squared Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Streaked
  • Upper Tail: Gray-brown
  • Under Tail: White and brown.
  • Leg Color: Pink
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