LITTLE SHEARWATER

(Puffinus assimilis)

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Roberts VI / VII 39 / 531
Clements 2000 11.0680
Howard & Moore 2
(CBOS 5)
11-70

 

 
A small bird (25 cm to 30 cm) found in the temperate southern oceans and the N Atlantic. It breeds on many islands throughout the south. It is a rare non breeding visitor along the SW and E coasts of S Africa. It is a good swimmer and diver. Main diet is cephalopods but also eats fish and crustaceans.

 

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