Great Shearwater

Puffinus gravis


43cm to 51cm


100cm to 118cm


715g to 950g

Great Shearwater

About the Great Shearwater

The great shearwater is a large bird and is comparable to the size of a fulmar.

They have a distinctive grey cap, greyish-brown upperparts paired with light underparts. Under the wings, you'll see dark edges.

What does a Great Shearwater eat?

Their diets mainly consist of squid and fish.

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Other birds in the Petrels and shearwaters family

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