Help with Shearwater ID

To: "Jeff Davies" <>, "'Moorhead Family'" <>
Subject: Help with Shearwater ID
From: "Mike Carter" <>
Date: Mon, 8 Feb 2010 21:48:49 +1100
I thought of that knowing that dead Buller's have been mistaken for Little Shearwater on appearance but I don't think that included foot colour (did it?). Buller's don't have bluish feet. Moreover, Ted thinks he may have stretched the specimen 'too aggressively' so his measurements should if anything be on the large size. But his 38 cm long falls well short of Buller's at 46 cm long and wingspan of 90 cm well short of Buller's at 98 cm.

Mike Carter
30 Canadian Bay Road
Mount Eliza  VIC 3930
Tel  (03) 9787 7136

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