Flesh-footed Shearwater

About the Flesh-footed Shearwater
Also known as: Big Muttonbird, Fleshy-footed Petrel, Lord Howe Island Muttonbird, Pale-footed Shearwater, Pink-footed Shearwater
Flesh-footed Shearwater

The Flesh-footed Shearwater is a species of seabird that breeds in burrows on offshore islands around Australia and New Zealand. They spend most of their lives at sea. They come to land during breeding season; they nest in burrows in the ground.

Flesh-footed Shearwaters are mostly dark brown-black in plumage, with pinkish feet; the pinkish beak has a dark tip.

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