Wedge-tailed ShearwaterPuffinus pacificus / Ua‘u kani
Facts About Wedge-tailed Shearwater
Feed during the day singly or in multi-species flocks. Consumes larval forms of goat fish, mackerel scad, and flying squid driven to the surface by schools of predatory fish, such as skipjack tuna.
Length: 41-46 cm (16-18 in); wingspan: 97-104 cm (38-41 in)
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Last Updated: Dec 04, 2013