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Bird Fairy Prion (Pachyptila turtur)

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Scientific name: Pachyptila turtur

Common Name: Fairy Prion

Order: Procellariiformes

Family: Procellariidae

Other Names:
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Distribution: Pelagic.

Habitat: Ocean.

Field Notes: Length: 23–28 cm - Blue bill and feet, blue-grey upper parts, white under parts, dark 'M' on their upper parts extending to their wingtips, wedge-shaped tail with a dark tip.

Photos taken on a Pelagic boat trip departing from St Helens on the East Coast of Tasmania.

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Corin

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The second picture makes me wish I was a bird...
 

Dusty Miller

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The second picture makes me wish I was a bird...

Well, the surgeons can help you but I think their is a mandatory counselling requirement first...
 
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