Monday, January 22, 2018

BULLER'S PETREL

Photographed on Eaglehawk pelagic, Tasmania, January 2018
1234                         BULLER'S SHEARWATER                   Ardenna bulleri 

AUSTRALIA                 727

Also known as Grey-backed Shearwater or New Zealand Shearwater. Migrates across north and south Pacific Ocean outside breeding season. Mainly feeds on squid, fish and crustaceans; sometimes follows ships as part of mixed species feeding flock. Breeding season starts in October and lasts nearly 6 months.





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