Definition of shearwater
: any of numerous oceanic birds (especially genus Puffinus) that are related to the petrels and usually skim close to the waves in flight
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In years past, shearwaters have been found beached in large numbers in other parts of the United States.
The team also found, not surprisingly, that the birds most attracted to the DMS odor are the albatrosses, petrels, and shearwaters that are most severely affected by plastic consumption.
Dolby six-channel surround sound blasts from two 4-foot-high Shearwater main speakers, a floor subwoofer, center-channel speaker, and rear speakers built into the ceiling.
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