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Grey-backed Storm Petrel, Garrodia nereis, AV136

Physical Description

Study skin of grey and white sea bird lying on its back, with the body in a straight line with the head and tail. The head is tilted so the beak is pointing up. Legs are crossed in front of the tail and tied together with thread. Wings are folded loosely alongside the body. The beak is tied closed with thread.

Field Collection

Measurements

Maximum dimensions (H x W x D): 35 x 49 x 175mm

Sex

Male

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