Great Shearwater

Ardenna gravis - Puffin majeur

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Procellariiformes

  • Family
    :

    Procellariidés

  • Genus
    :

    Ardenna

  • Species
    :

    gravis

Descriptor

O'Reilly, 1818

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 51 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 100 à 118 cm.
  • Weight
    : 850 à 950 g
Longevity

10 years

Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Great Shearwater (Ardenna gravis) is a species of bird in the Procellariidae family.

Subspecific information monotypic species

Foreign names

  • Puffin majeur,
  • Pardela Capirotada,
  • Pardela-de-bico-preto,
  • Großer Sturmtaucher,
  • nagy vészmadár,
  • Grote Pijlstormvogel,
  • Berta dell'Atlantico,
  • Större lira,
  • Storlire,
  • víchrovník atlantický,
  • buřňák velký,
  • Storskråpe,
  • isoliitäjä,
  • Grootpylstormvoël,
  • baldriga capnegra,
  • Hettuskrofa,
  • burzyk wielki,
  • lielais vētrasputns,
  • veliki viharnik,
  • Большой пестробрюхий буревестник,
  • ズグロミズナギドリ,
  • 大鹱,
  • 大鸌,

Habitat

Forest : Subantarctic ; Grassland : Subantarctic ; Marine Neritic : Pelagic, Subtidal Rock and Rocky Reefs, Subtidal Loose Rock/pebble/gravel, Subtidal Sandy, Subtidal Sandy-Mud, Macroalgal/Kelp, Seagrass (Submerged) ; Marine Oceanic : Epipelagic (0-200m), Mesopelagic (200-1000m)

Geographic range

Other sources of interest

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