Seabird osteology

The osteological characteristics of seabirds are as diverse as the wide range of species that belong to this 'group'. In the pages listed below some basic information is given on behavioural aspects of seabirds that are refelected by their osteological characteristics, such their flight styles. Following pages treat the the parts of the seabird skeleton.
On the species pages you will find links to additional pages with more specific information on the osteology of the species or group concerned.

General info