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Procellariidae

[‚prō·sə·lə′rī·ə‚dē]
(vertebrate zoology)
A family of birds in the order Procellariiformes comprising the petrels, fulmars, and shearwaters.
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Both trees indicate that the diving petrels (Pelecanoides georgicus) are not distinct from the procellariid petrels.
The relative densities of total bird bone (much of it unidentifiable), procellariids, all native land birds, R.
The few bird bones present are almost exclusively sea birds (procellariids; see summary in Tuggle and Tomonari-Tuggle, 1997a:91-93).