family Procellariidae


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Noun1.family Procellariidae - petrels; fulmars; shearwaters;
bird family - a family of warm-blooded egg-laying vertebrates characterized by feathers and forelimbs modified as wings
order Procellariiformes, Procellariiformes - petrels; albatrosses; shearwaters; diving petrels
petrel - relatively small long-winged tube-nosed bird that flies far from land
genus Procellaria, Procellaria - type genus of the Procellariidae
genus Puffinus, Puffinus - shearwaters
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Argyrodyptes is a valid genus of the family Procellariidae, and appears to be closely related to Puffinus.

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