Merry Christmas Shearwaters!

10,000 Birds

No, there is a second island named for Christmas, although it is more correctly known today as Kiritimati in the Republic of Kiribati in the Central Pacific. They mostly feed on squid, which they hunt by diving. It’s that time of year when a young man’s thoughts turn to tropical seabirds like the Christmas Shearwater … wait, that doesn’t work!

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