Baking: Audubon’s Shearwater

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Puffinus iherminieri

Length: 10-11 in Wingspan: 1.5-2 feet Weight: 0.5-1 lbs

Identification:

Dark above and light below, with dark undertail coverts. Head dark with light spot above eye.

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Distribution:

Nests in the Caribbean. In summer and fall, found far offshore of the eastern and Gulf Coast of North America.

Cool Facts:

The Audubon’s Shearwater and its relatives are agile flyers, often shearing the water at the crest of ocean waves with their wingtips as they glide by.

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References:

Audubon Field Guide

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