Pink-footed Shearwater

Ardenna creatopus

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The pink-footed shearwater (Puffinus creatopus) is a species of seabird. The bird is 48 cm in size, with a 109 cm wingspan. It is polymorphic, having both darker and lighter phase populations. Together with the equally light-billed flesh-footed shearwater, it forms the Hemipuffinus group, a superspecies which may or may not have an Atlantic relative in the great shearwater (Austin, 1996; Austin et al., 2004). These are large shearwaters which are among those that could be separated in...

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