Flesh-footed Shearwater Puffinus carneipes

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Similarly dark Sooty and Short-tailed Shearwaters have dark bills and feet and faster wingbeats. Immature gulls are superficially similar but can be separated at great distances by their different flight styles. Shearwaters fly closer to the surface of the water, often disappearing behind swells, alternating flaps with long glides on downcurved wings.