English to Afrikaans Meaning :: petrel

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Noun(1) relatively small long-winged tube-nosed bird that flies far from land

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(1) In Hawaii, cats and dogs as well as the imported mongoose have seriously affected nesting waterbirds and two seabirds - the dark-rumped petrel and Newell's shearwater, according to the National Biological Service.(2) Albatross, cape pigeons, diving petrels, monymawks, mottled petrels , and sooty shearwaters all took their turns skimming our bow wave for fish.(3) Fulmarus glacialis, a cliff-dwelling, gull-like bird of northern seas and coasts; it belongs to a group of seabirds commonly known as petrels and shearwaters.(4) While there are few wild animals in Iceland, there is abundant birdlife - ducks, geese and, among the many sea-birds I spotted, petrels , puffins, tern, gannets, skuas and shearwaters.(5) For me, it will always be a trip of a lifetime, as we were soon surrounded by a bewildering assortment of albatrosses, shearwaters and petrels , each a new species for us.
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