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Shearwater, Sooty
Bird Info
Bird Info
Conservation status
Scientific Name:
Ardenna grisea
Africa, Alaska, Angola, Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Arkansas, Asia, Atlantic Islands, Australasia, Australia, Bahamas, Barbados, Belgium, Belize, Bermuda, Brazil, British Columbia, British Isles, British Virgin Islands, California, Canada, Caribbean, Central Africa, Central America and Caribbean, Central America excluding Mexico, Chile, China, Colombia, Connecticut, Costa Rica, Cuba Read more
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The global population is roughly estimated to number > c.20,000,000 individuals (Brooke, 2004), while national population estimates include: c.100-10,000 breeding pairs, c.50-1,000 individuals on migration and c.50-1,000 wintering individuals in China; >c.1,000 individuals on migration in Jap ...
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It appears to be particularly closely related to the Great ("P." gravis) and Short-tailed Shearwaters, all blunt-tailed, black-billed species, but its precise relationships are obscure.[ 2] In any case, these three species are among the larger species of shearwater which might belong into a separate genus Ardenna.[ 3] ...
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