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Fluttering Shearwater, Puffinus gavia, AV6686

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 against the body. Length of wooden skewer protruding from the abdomen in line with the tail.

Field Collection

Measurements

Maximum dimensions (H x W x D): 80 x 80 x 340mm

Sex

Female

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