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Short-tailed shearwater

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The short-tailed shearwater or slender-billed shearwater (Ardenna tenuirostris; formerly Puffinus tenuirostris), also called yolla or moonbird, and commonly known as the muttonbird in Australia, is the most abundant seabird species in Australian waters, and is one of the few Australian native birds in which the chicks are commercially harvested. [1]

21 relations: Aleutian Islands, Australia, Babel Island, Bass Strait, Birding (magazine), California, Coenraad Jacob Temminck, Emu (journal), Furneaux Group, Great shearwater, Kamchatka Peninsula, Mitochondrion, Muttonbirding, Northern Hemisphere, Pacific Ocean, Port Fairy, Seabird, Sooty shearwater, Tasmania, The Auk, Winter.

Aleutian Islands

The Aleutian Islands (Tanam Unangaa, literally "Land of the Aleuts", possibly from Chukchi aliat, "island") are a chain of 14 large volcanic islands and 55 smaller ones belonging to both the U.S. state of Alaska and the Russian federal subject of Kamchatka Krai.

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Australia, officially the Commonwealth of Australia, is a sovereign country comprising the mainland of the Australian continent, the island of Tasmania and numerous smaller islands.

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Babel Island

The Babel Island, part of the Babel Group within the Furneaux Group, is a granite island, located in Bass Strait, lying off the east coast of Flinders Island, Tasmania, south of Victoria, Australia.

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Bass Strait

Bass Strait is a sea strait separating Tasmania from the Australian mainland, specifically the state of Victoria.

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Birding (magazine)

Birding is the bimonthly magazine of the American Birding Association.

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California is a state in the Pacific Region of the United States.

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Coenraad Jacob Temminck

Coenraad Jacob Temminck (31 March 1778 – 30 January 1858) was a Dutch aristocrat, zoologist, and museum director.

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Emu (journal)

Emu, subtitled Austral Ornithology, is the peer-reviewed scientific journal of BirdLife Australia (formerly the Royal Australasian Ornithologists Union).

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Furneaux Group

The Furneaux Group (indigenous name: Tayaritja) is a group of approximately 100 islands located at the eastern end of Bass Strait, between Victoria and Tasmania, Australia.

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Great shearwater

The great shearwater (Ardenna gravis; formerly Puffinus gravis) is a large shearwater in the seabird family Procellariidae.

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Kamchatka Peninsula

The Kamchatka Peninsula (полуо́стров Камча́тка, Poluostrov Kamchatka) is a 1,250-kilometre-long (780 mi) peninsula in the Russian Far East, with an area of about 270,000 km2 (100,000 sq mi).

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The mitochondrion (plural mitochondria) is a double-membrane-bound organelle found in most eukaryotic organisms.

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Muttonbirding is the seasonal harvesting of the chicks of petrels, especially shearwater species, for food, oil and feathers by recreational or commercial hunters.

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Northern Hemisphere

The Northern Hemisphere is the half of Earth that is north of the Equator.

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Pacific Ocean

The Pacific Ocean is the largest and deepest of Earth's oceanic divisions.

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Port Fairy

Port Fairy is a coastal town in south-western Victoria, Australia.

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Seabirds (also known as marine birds) are birds that are adapted to life within the marine environment.

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Sooty shearwater

The sooty shearwater (Ardenna grisea) is a medium-large shearwater in the seabird family Procellariidae.

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Tasmania (abbreviated as Tas and known colloquially as Tassie) is an island state of Australia.

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The Auk

The Auk: Ornithological Advances is a weekly peer-reviewed scientific journal and the official publication of the American Ornithological Society (AOS).

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Winter is the coldest season of the year in polar and temperate zones (winter does not occur in the tropical zone).

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Ardenna tenuirostris, Australian Muttonbird, Australian muttonbird, Puffinus tenuirostris, Short-tailed Shearwater, Slender-billed Shearwater.


[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Short-tailed_shearwater

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