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South of Montauk, Atlantic Ocean, NY


Make Canon EOS 7D
Lens Canon EF 100-400 mm f/4.5-5.6L IS USM   at 640 mm
Exposure 1/1000, f/11.0, ISO 640 
Image size 800 x 533 pixels

IOC Names

Deutsch  Großer Sturmtaucher Dutch  Grote Pijlstormvogel
Italian  Berta dell'Atlantico Spanish  Pardela Capirotada


This Great Shearwater may have been born at Tristan da Cunha or Gough Island, or less likely at Falklands, and dispersed to North Atlantic in May to November. It regularly follows ships, attends trawlers and dives for food.


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Great Shearwater
Puffinus gravis
Puffin majeur

Jean-Michel PAULUS