Short-tailed shearwater



[shawrt-teyld] /ˈʃɔrtˌteɪld/
noun
1.
See under mutton bird.
noun
1.
any of several long-winged seabirds, often used as food, especially Puffinus tenuirostris (short-tailed shearwater) of Australia and Puffinus griseus (sooty shearwater) which breeds in the Southern Hemisphere and winters in the Northern Hemisphere.
short-tailed shearwater
noun
1.
(Austral) a large Australian shearwater that migrates to the northern hemisphere in the southern winter

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