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.
- Life Span
- 10-11 years
- Length: 41-46 cm (16-18 in); wingspan: 97-104 cm (38-41 in)
Page Photo Credits Ian Jones/USFWS
Last Updated: Aug 29, 2013