TITLE

Shearwater

PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
World Book Science Dataset;1/1/2009, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Encyclopedia
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
Shearwater, the common name of a family of birds; also the common name of a genus of the family. Members of this genus are sometimes referred to collectively as the �true shearwaters.� The family, with a total of more than 50 species, includes the fulmars and certain species of petrels as well as the true shearwaters.
ACCESSION #
37310160

 

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