280. Puffinus chlororhynchus

280. Puffinus chlororhynchus.

THE GREEN-BILLED SHEARWATER.

Male 17". Legs fleshy white. Bill greenish. Dark smoke-brown, paler and more grey beneath. Throat ashy. Tail long and cuneate. Indian Ocean, Australian and New Zealand seas, and northwards to the Society Islands. (B. 1538.)

Also P. leucomelas. 19". Upper plumage sooty, edged with white. Under surface white. Japan and Corea, and southwards to Philippines, N. Borneo, the Moluccas, and N. Australia.

P. cuneatus. 17". Upper plumage not edged with white. Back, greater wing-coverts, and primaries entirely sooty. Under surface white, N. Pacific.

P. bulleri. 16 1/2". Upper plumage not edged with white. Back and greater wing-coverts grey. New Zealand.

BookTitle: 
Game, Shore And Water Birds Of India
Reference: 
Le Messurier, Augustus. Game, Shore, and Water Birds of India Fourth Edition, 1904.
Title in Book: 
280. Puffinus chlororhynchus
Book Author: 
A Le Messurier
CatNo: 
280
Year: 
1904
Page No: 
243
Common name: 
Green Billed Shearwater
M_ID: 
1832
M_CN: 
Wedge-tailed Shearwater
M_SN: 
Puffinus pacificus
Volume: 
4th ed.
Term name: 
id: 
13115

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