SOOTY SHEARWATER

(Puffinus griseus)

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Roberts VI / VII 37 / 526
Clements 2000 11.0590
Howard & Moore 2
(CBOS 5)
1-61

 

A medium sized bird (41 cm to 56 cm) found worldwide. It breeds on the islands of Macquarie, Falklands, off S America, New Zealand and se Australia. A very common non breeding winter visitor to all SA waters. It lives on squid, crustaceans and fish

 

List of Stamps showing Sooty Shearwater

Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

Alderney     2003 40p
Alderney ms   2003 40p