Shearwaters and Petrels

Shearwaters and Petrels

 Order:  Procellariiformes. Family:  Procellariidae
The procellariids are the main group of medium sized 'true petrels', characterised by united nostrils with a medium septum, and a long outer functional primary. There are 75 species worldwide and 5 species which occur in Pakistan.

1.Flesh footed Shearwater  Puffinus carneipes

2.Jouanin's Petrel   Bulweria fallax (A)

3.Short tailed Shearwater  Puffinus tenuirostris (A)

4.Wedge tailed Shearwater  Puffinus pacificus (A)

5.Persian Shearwater   Puffinus persicus

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