Ocean Watch: Bird fallout occurs when shearwaters head to sea
By Susan Scott, Special to the Star-Advertiser
Oct. 19, 2019
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COURTESY SUSAN SCOTT
A biologist prepares to put an ID band on this wedge-tailed shearwater chick’s leg. Hawaii hosts three shearwater species: wedge-tailed (most numerous), Newell’s (mostly on Kauai) and Christmas (least numerous) shearwaters.