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The Pamphlet Collection of Sir Robert Stout: Volume 73

Puffinus griseus, Gmelin. (Sombre Shearwater.)

Puffinus griseus, Gmelin. (Sombre Shearwater.)

A nestling obtained from one of the islands in the [unclear: Haurak] Gulf, on the 18th November, was covered with thick down, long, extremely fine, and dark slate-grey in colour on the upper parts, shorter and thicker on the under parts; [unclear: pal] grey on the sides of the body; white on the foreneck, [unclear: crop] and down the centre of the abdomen, in a broad band, to the vent.