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Order Procellariformes

The Procellariformes are a group of seabirds comprising albatrosses, petrels and shearwaters. They are dynamic soaring birds which feed on fish and squid. The largest great albatrosses can reach wingspans of over 340cm - the largest in the world.

Author: Robert Davis
Last updated: 21/11/05

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