STREAKED SHEARWATER

(Calonectris leucomelas)

Also known as White-faced Shearwater (H) (C)

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Roberts VI / VII (  ) / 523
Clements 2000 11.0520
Howard & Moore 2
(CBOS 5)
11-54

 

A large bird (45-48 cm), breeding in the western North Pacific Ocean, migrating south during the northern winter. A few birds enter the Indian Ocean, and is considered a very rare vagrant to South Africa (one record off Durban).

 

List of Stamps showing Streaked Shearwater

Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

Japan 2198  2116 1992 62y