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Revision as of 08:48, 14 January 2008

Puffinus puffinus
Photo by Glen Tepke
Photo taken in Gulf of Maine southeast of Bar Harbor, Maine, USA, 7/26/04.

Identification

34 cm. Blackish or dark brown upper parts, white below, white wing linings, white crescent behind eye, short tail.

Distribution

Taxonomy

Habitat

Grassy slopes of islands, often at some distance from the sea

Behaviour

Nests colonially in burrows.

External Links

Bird Song

<flashmp3>Puffinus puffinus (song).mp3</flashmp3>
Listen in an external program

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