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Manx' Shearwater

Dutch: Noordse Pijlstormvogel
German: Schwarzschnabel-Sturmtaucher
Spanish: Pardela Pichoneta
French: Puffin des Anglais
Order: Procellariiformes
Family: Procellariidae
Genus: Puffinus
Species: Puffinus puffinus


20 mm
Manx' Shearwater (Puffinus puffinus) skull, side view
Manx' Shearwater skull
Manx' Shearwater (Puffinus puffinus) skull, top view
Manx' Shearwater skull, top view
Manx' Shearwater (Puffinus puffinus) skull, bottom view
Manx' Shearwater skull, bottom view

Side, top and bottom view of skull. (Click on image to enlarge)

Length: 81 mm
Length cranium: 38 mm
Width (cranium): 29 mm
Height (cranium): 19 mm
Length bill: 43 mm
Skull ratio: (Length / Length bill) 1.88

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