Great Shearwater

Puffinus gravis

Great Shearwater


43cm to 51cm


100cm to 118cm


715g to 950g

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.

Other birds in the Petrels and shearwaters family