Family Procellariidae (Petrels & Shearwaters)
The family Procellariidae includes Petrels and Shearwaters. Petrels and Shearwaters are long-winged gliding oceanic seabirds with tubular nostrils on top of stout, hooked bills. They have webbed feet.
12 species photographed. See the Australian birds list.
Northern Giant Petrel Macronectes halli
Cape Petrel Daption capense
Fairy Prion Pachyptila turtur
Wedge-tailed Shearwater Ardenna pacifica
Sooty Shearwater Ardenna grisea
Short-tailed Shearwater Ardenna tenuirostris
Streaked Shearwater Calonectris leucomelas
Fluttering Shearwater Puffinus gavia
Hutton's Shearwater Puffinus huttoni
Tahiti Petrel Pseudobulweria rostrata
Kermadec Petrel Pterodroma neglecta
Providence Petrel Pterodroma solandri