Sooty Shearwater Ardenna grisea



Form colonies during the breeding season. Incubation is done by both parents. Make travels of up to 15 days to feed, returning to the nest to feed and care for the chick.

The nest is placed in recesses aligned with the vegetation; they use leaves and herbs to protection and form. Puts one white egg. Incubation lasts between 52 and 56 days.

Recommended Citation

Sooty Shearwater (Ardenna grisea), In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. retrieved from Neotropical Birds Online: