Shearwater, Short Tailed

A Short Tailed Shearwater mounted on a dark piece of wood. Position is standing with wings closed. Brown colourings all over.
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One of the most numerous shearwater species with an estimated 23 million birds. They breed on islands of Australia. They can be seen at sea of New Zealand coast. They are smaller than the sooty shearwaters which they are often mistaken for.
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