Shearwater

Puffinus Pseudobulweria Lugensa Procellaria Shearwaters are medium-sized long-winged seabirds. There are more than 30 species of shearwaters, a few larger ones in the genus Calonectris and many smaller species in the genus Puffinus. The Procellaria petrels and Bulweria were believed to belong to this group, but are only distantly related based on ...
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Shearwater

• (n.) Any one of numerous species of long-winged oceanic birds of the genus Puffinus and related genera. They are allied to the petrels, but are larger. The Manx shearwater (P. Anglorum), the dusky shearwater (P. obscurus), and the greater shearwater (P. major), are well-known species of the North Atlantic. See Hagdon.Shearwater: words in the...
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shearwater

<ornithology> Any one of numerous species of long-winged oceanic birds of the genus Puffinus and related genera. They are allied to the petrels, but are larger. The Manx shearwater (P. Anglorum), the dusky shearwater (P. Obscurus), and the greater shearwater (P. Major), are well-known species of the North Atlantic. See Hagdon. ... Origin: She...
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shearwater

noun long-winged oceanic bird that in flight skims close to the waves
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Shearwater

[lake] Shearwater is a man-made freshwater lake near Crockerton village, close to the town of Warminster in Wiltshire. Part of the Longleat Estate, the lake is surrounded by mature woodland, and is popular with anglers, walkers and cyclists. The lake is home to Shearwater Sailing Club, which sails mainly Wayfarer dinghies and Laser dinghies...
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Shearwater

Shear'wa`ter noun [ Shear + water ; confer German wassersherer ; -- so called from its running lightly along the surface of the water.] (Zoology) Any one of numerous species of long-winged oceanic birds of the genus Puffinus and related genera. They are allied to the ...
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shearwater

any member of more than a dozen species of long-winged oceanic birds belonging to the family Procellariidae (order Procellariiformes), which also ... [2 related articles]
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shearwater

Any sea bird of the genus Puffinus. All the species are oceanic, and either dark above and white below or all dark. Shearwaters are members of the same family (Procellariidae), as the diving petrels, order Procellariiformes. They get their name from their habit of skimming low over the sea on still wings. The sooty shearwater
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shearwater

shearwater, common name for members of the family Procellariidae, gull-like sea birds related to the petrel and the albatross and including the fulmar. Shearwaters are found on unfrozen saltwaters all over the world, with 35 species in North America. They have tubular nostrils, hooked bills enlarged...
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shearwater

[n] - long-winged oceanic bird that in flight skims close to the waves
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