Species Details

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Short-tailed Shearwater Did you see this animal?

Scientific Name : Ardenna tenuirostris
Family : Procellariidae
Order : Procellariiformes
Class : Aves
Phylum : Chordata
Habitat : Coast
Description : Short-tailed Shearwater is a migratory species, found in Pakistan, Sri Lanka but it is also recorded in Bangladesh. Its body length approximately 41-43 cm and body color sooty brown with pale gray underwing coverts. It has steeper forehead.
description written by:Fatema-Tuz-Zohora,Department of Zoology, Jagannath University,Dhaka;information source: Grimmett et al, 2011, Birds of the Indian Subcontinent, Oxford University Press, India, taxonomic checklist:P. M. Thompson and S. U. Chowdhury (2020). A checklist of birds of Bangladesh.Birds Bangladesh;photo credit: Simon Grove (www.inaturalist.org/people/Simon Grove ),photo shared from iNaturalist, photo copyright reserved according to iNaturalist rules;more information, please contact us.