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Galapagos Shearwater

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  Alternate name
Puffinus subalaris Scientific name
Procellariiformes Order
Procellariidae Family
29-31cm   [wingspan  63cm] Length
Ecuador:- Endemic breeder of the Galápagos Islands feeds in ocean as far as off Mexico. Habitat-Altitude-Range
Fish, squid & offal. Food  
Flies low & fast over water. Gregarious. Habits
TSN: 723328 Recently split from 3920 World Number
No data Status

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  English: Galapagos Shearwater
Spanish: Pardela de los Galapagos
Spanish (Colombia): Pardela de los Galapagos
French: Puffin des Galapagos
Latin: Procellaria lherminieri subalaris, Puffinus bailloni subalaris, Puffinus lherminieri subalaris, Puffinus subalaris
Slovak: víchrovník galapágsky
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