Family Shearwaters and Petrels
Among the hordes of Sooty Shearwaters off our Pacific Coast, this larger bird is sometimes seen, especially in fall. It is closely related to the Pink-footed Shearwater, and resembles it in shape and habits.

Illustration © David Allen Sibley.
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Text © Kenn Kaufman, adapted from
Lives of North American Birds

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Songs and Calls

Usually silent at sea.
Audio © Lang Elliott, Bob McGuire, Kevin Colver, Martyn Stewart and others.
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