white-chinned petrel


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Noun1.white-chinned petrel - large black petrel of southern seas having a white mark on the chin
petrel - relatively small long-winged tube-nosed bird that flies far from land
genus Procellaria, Procellaria - type genus of the Procellariidae
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For example, the white neck of the White-necked Heron (Ardea pacifica) is in deep shadow, neither photograph of the White-chinned Petrel (Procellaria aequinoctialis) has even a hint of white, and the white on several birds is buffy.
White-chinned petrel were evenly divided: 50% were males and 50% females (n=12).
The main taxa in spit 1, area X, are white-chinned petrel (19, 31), Auckland Island shag (17, 28), sooty shearwater (8, 13) and white-headed petrel (5, 8).
Bill sizes of the Westland Petrel were consistently strong predictors for classifying gender, in parallel with the statistically similar findings reported in prior work using DFA in two congeners, White-chinned Petrel (P.
Some inconspicuous seabirds, such as prions and white-chinned petrels, behave like the bloodhounds of the Antarctic skies, a new study suggests.
Year-round distributions of White-chinned Petrels from South Georgia: relationships with oceanography and fisheries.