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Common diving petrel, Pelecanoides urinatrix, AV6691

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 forward. Beak is tied closed with string. Legs are crossed in front of the tail. 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): 52 x 55 x 205mm

Sex

Male

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