Buller's shearwaters feeding (1995/2411)

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A flock of Buller's shearwaters feeding around and over a school of fish. The fish have pushed planton up to the surface where they become trapped and eaten by fish from below and birds from above. Among the many Buller's shearwaters are a few fairy prions and fluttering shearwaters.

Common names
Buller's shearwater, grey-backed shearwater, New Zealand shearwater
Hauraki Gulf, New Zealand
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