Shearwaters fight for food on the surface of the sea

Petrels and shearwaters

Shearwaters, prions, fulmar-petrels and gadlfy petrels make up this family (though it excludes the storm or diving petrels). These birds can be found fishing for prey in every ocean in the world.

Scientific name: Procellariidae

Rank: Family

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Classification

  1. Life
  2. Animals
  3. Vertebrates
  4. Birds
  5. Tubenoses
  6. Petrels and shearwaters