ID Help - Shearwater 2012-08

Subject: ID Help - Shearwater 2012-08
From: Harry Nyström <>
Date: Sun, 30 Dec 2012 11:20:38 +0200

This Shearwater was photographed on the August 19th Wollongong Pelagic,

The other birds were quite obvious (excluding the few White-capped
Albatross), and we even had some ID help afterwards (thanks to Chris S.)
but my colleague just sent me this photo and I cannot be sure of its
identification. The jizz brings a Wedge-tailed Shearwater to mind, but I
think we never saw one that seems to be so pale underneath. Maybe the
strong light plays a trick on this one?

I would really appreciate all available help in this matter.

The photo:

-Harry (from snowy and wintery Finland)

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