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Hutton's Shearwater

(Puffinus huttoni)
Alternate name(s): "kaikoura titi" (NZ)
Size: 36-38 cm; wing span 72-78 cm
Weight: 305-370 g

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Physical description

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Taxonomy, classification

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Range, habitat, finding this species

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Sightings

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Photos

ADULT

View of the upper side of Hutton's Shearwater in flight; note the inconspicuous "saddle bags" (photo courtesy of M. Roderick)
[Off Port Stephens, NSW, September 2015]

View of the underside of Hutton's Shearwater; note the dark triangle at the base of the underwing
(photo courtesy of M. Roderick)
[10 NM off Swansea, NSW, February 2012]

Hutton's Shearwater, front, together with a Wedge-tailed Shearwater, back (photo courtesy of M. Roderick)
[Off Swansea, NSW, December 2017]

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