Procellariiformes

Petrels and Shearwaters (Procellariidae)

HBW 1, p. 216

  • Medium-sized to large seabirds with compact build, long, narrow wings and "tubenose".
  • Cosmopolitan, in all oceans; greatest diversity in Southern Hemisphere.
  • Marine and pelagic.
  • 12 genera, 74 species, 109 taxa.
  • 28 species threatened; 1 subspecies extinct since 1600.
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12 genera, 74 species

1417 files covering
12 genera (100%)
67 species (91%)

 

    716 videos covering
12 genera (100%)
59 species (80%)
    663 photographs covering
12 genera (100%)
66 species (89%)
    38 sound recordings covering
10 genera (83%)
19 species (26%)
74 67 91 59 80 66 89 19 26


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