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Marlborough Sounds, South Island
New Zealand


Make Canon EOS 7D
Lens Canon EF 100-400 mm f/4.5-5.6L IS USM   at 608 mm
Exposure 1/1600 s, f/9, ISO 800 
Image size 800 x 533 pixels

IOC Names

Deutsch  Flattersturmtaucher Dutch  Vlinderpijlstormvogel
Italian  Berta frullina Spanish  Pardela Gavia


Shearwaters, storm petrels, and diving petrels feed by taking small fish and crustaceans close to the surface; they make short dives as necessary.


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Fluttering Shearwater
Puffinus gavia
Puffin volage

Jean-Michel PAULUS