Birds of the World

Procellariidae : Petrels & Shearwaters

Hutton's Shearwater

Puffinus huttoni

Kaikoura, New Zealand - November 2005

Hutton's Shearwater are endemic to New Zealand and nest only in the Kaikoura mountains. They are very similar to Fluttering Shearwater but have a longer bill and more extensive dark markings on their head, neck, and underwing.