- The front part of the bill that we can see is black
- Gray-brown upperparts that we can see
- The pattern we can make out of underside of the right wing is that of a Great Shearwater
- Whitish belly with dark belly patch
- Black, blunt tail with white band
- Both our birding guide and Merlin photo ID identified this bird as a Great Shearwater (Merlin narrowed the ID down to two Shearwaters; we were able to eliminate the other Shearwater).
The Great Shearwater is a new species to our Photographic Life List, which now stands at 913.