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. The study is preliminary and does not rule out the possibility that other procellariiforms use DMS or other naturally occurring scented compounds as foraging cues--clearly more work needs to be done.
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. Biol.