Flesh-footed Shearwater Ardenna carneipes




Forages by plunge diving or skimming the water surface. Also takes offal from behind fishing boats.

Flight with show and forced wing beats.

Social and interspecific behavior

Usually in groups with Sooty Shearwater (Puffinus griseus).

Recommended Citation

Flesh-footed Shearwater (Ardenna carneipes), In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. retrieved from Neotropical Birds Online: https://neotropical.birds.cornell.edu/Species-Account/nb/species/flfshe