Help with Shearwater ID

To: Birding Aus <>
Subject: Help with Shearwater ID
From: Chris Gregory <>
Date: Mon, 8 Feb 2010 20:50:19 +1100
But what about the feet? Buller's are pink (S&D) or fleshy-white,tipped
black (Pizzey). This one had "bluish". Does feet colour change post mortem?

Cheers Chris

On 8 February 2010 18:37, Jeff Davies <> wrote:

> I agree Bill, Buller's would be a very good fit on size and under-wing,
> especially if the upper-parts were very worn which is not uncommon for
> birds
> that die in poor condition.
> Cheers Jeff.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: 
>  On Behalf Of Moorhead Family
> Sent: Monday, 8 February 2010 6:27 PM
> To: Mike Carter
> Cc: Birding Aus
> Subject: Re: [Birding-Aus] Help with Shearwater ID
> Ted says 'Blackish'....I found a dead Buller's SW that was most obviously
> very white underneath and appeared darker upperside (maybe because it was
> dead?...I.E. the M didn't appear that obvious at first)....wingspan is
> about
> right
> Cheers,
> Bill

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