Balearic Shearwater (Puffinus yelkouan)

Mediterranean Shearwater which may be found off the south west UK during the autumn months. Slightly larger than the commonly encountered Manx Shearwater, it presents with browner upperparts and brownish less contrasting underparts. Images from a 2014 pelagic off St Mary's.

Balearic Shearwater underwing Scilly Pelagic 9 8 14 IMG_2844

Balearic Shearwater underwing Scilly Pelagic 9 8 14 IMG_2844



Balearic Shearwater underwing Scilly Pelagic 9 8 14 IMG_2745

Balearic Shearwater underwing Scilly Pelagic 9 8 14 IMG_2745



Balearic Shearwater underwing Scilly Pelagic 9 8 14 IMG_2772

Balearic Shearwater underwing  Scilly Pelagic 9 8 14 IMG_2772



Balearic Shearwater underwing Scilly Pelagic 9 8 14 IMG_2830

Balearic Shearwater underwing Scilly Pelagic 9 8 14 IMG_2830



Balearic Shearwater underwing St Marys at sea 9 8 14 IMG_2741

Balearic Shearwater underwing St Marys at sea 9 8 14 IMG_2741



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