Manx Shearwater

Puffinus puffinus

Order

PROCELLARIIFORMES

Family

Petrels and Shearwaters (Procellariidae)

Code 4

MASH

Code 6

PUFPUF

ITIS

HEAD

Manx Shearwater Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: Hooked Seabird
  • Eye Color: Dark black-brown.
  • Head pattern: Plain
  • Crown Color: Brown-black
  • Forehead Color: Brown-black
  • Nape Color: Brown-black
  • Throat Color: White
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

Manx Shearwater Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 34 cm (13.5 in)
  • Weight: 453 g (16 oz)
  • Size: Medium (9 - 16 in)
  • Color Primary: White, Black, Gray
  • Underparts: White
  • Upperparts: Brown-black
  • Back Pattern: Solid
  • Belly Pattern: Solid
  • Breast Pattern: Solid

FLIGHT

Manx Shearwater Flight Illustration
  • Flight Pattern: Fast wing-beat interspersed with glides.
  • Wingspan Range: 81-86 cm (32-34 in)
  • Wing Shape: Pointed-Wings
  • Tail shape: Pointed Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Solid
  • Upper Tail: Brown-black
  • Under Tail: White and gray.
  • Leg Color: Pink-gray
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