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n. - Shearwaters.

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  • This is the case with species of shearwater, such as Puffinus Puffinus (Procellariidae), which nest in gullies of laurisilva.
  • Populations of seabirds on the Snares are particularly remarkable, with over 2.75 million pairs of the Sooty Shearwater Puffinus griseus.
  • Fleshy-footed shearwater Puffinus carneipes hullianus breeds in substantial numbers on Lord Howe, with possibly half the world's population present.
  • A second species (Puffinus cinereus), which is common to Europe, Cape Horn, and the coast of Peru, is of a much smaller size than the P. gigantea, but, like it, of a... for more
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