Buller's Shearwater

Ardenna bulleri

Order

PROCELLARIIFORMES

Family

Petrels and Shearwaters (Procellariidae)

Code 4

BULS

Code 6

PUFBUL

ITIS

HEAD

Buller's Shearwater Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: Hooked Seabird
  • Eye Color: Dark brown to brown-black.
  • Head pattern: Capped
  • Crown Color: Dark brown to black.
  • Forehead Color: Black
  • Nape Color: Gray-brown
  • Throat Color: White
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

Buller's Shearwater Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 41 cm (16 in)
  • Weight: 499 g (17.6 oz)
  • Size: Large (16 - 32 in)
  • Color Primary: White, Gray
  • Underparts: White
  • Upperparts: Gray-brown
  • Back Pattern: Solid
  • Belly Pattern: Solid
  • Breast Pattern: Solid

FLIGHT

Buller's Shearwater Flight IIlustration
  • Flight Pattern: Deep, strong wing beats with long glides., In strong winds soars, banks, and skims the surface, rarely beating wings.
  • Wingspan Range: 89-97 cm (35-38 in)
  • Wing Shape: Pointed-Wings
  • Tail shape: Pointed Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Solid
  • Upper Tail: Brown-black
  • Under Tail: White and gray.
  • Leg Color: Pink to gray.
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