procellariiform seabird


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Noun1.procellariiform seabird - large long-winged bird with hooked bill and tubular nostrils that wanders the open seas
order Procellariiformes, Procellariiformes - petrels; albatrosses; shearwaters; diving petrels
oceanic bird, pelagic bird - bird of the open seas
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This is the first study to show a significant association between a naturally occurring scented compound and a species of foraging procellariiform seabird.
Antarctic procellariiform seabirds forage over vast stretches of open ocean in search of patchily distributed prey resources.
Nevitt's previous research has focused largely on a group known as the procellariiform seabirds, which include albatrosses, petrels and shearwaters.
longline fishery off South Africa on procellariiform seabirds.