Wedge-tailed Shearwater (species: Puffinus pacificus) in Lizard Island area: all known taxa (Lizard Island Field Guide)
Puffinus pacificus
Wedge-tailed Shearwater


©Anne Hoggett: Wedge-tailed Shearwater near Lizard Island, January 2012

©Anne Hoggett: Wedge-tailed Shearwaters hunting baitfish outside the passage between Hicks and Hilder Reefs in January 2012
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Aves
Order Procellariiformes
Family Procellariidae
Genus Puffinus
Species Puffinus pacificus

Colours

    

Distinguishing features

Distinguishing features still need to be specified.

Size

  • Up to 47 cm (Length of specimen)

Wingspan

  • Wingspan data is not yet available.

Synonyms

Distribution


©Atlas of Living Australia: Australian distribution

Web resources

References

  • Domm, S. (1977). Sea birds and waders of the Lizard Island area, The Sunbird, 8: 1-8. LIRS catalog number 4.
  • Simpson, K., N. Day and P. Trusler (1996). Field Guide to the Birds of Australia: Fifth Edition Penguin Books, Australia.