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  Audubons Shearwater (Puffinus lherminieri)

Audubons Shearwater | Puffinus lherminieri photo
Audubon's Shearwater Puffinus lherminieri bailloni of reunion island

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AUDUBONS SHEARWATER FACTS

distribution map showing range of Puffinus lherminieri in Australia

Map is from Atlas of Living Australia website at http://biocache.ala.org.au licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia License




Classification
Class:Aves
Order:Procellariiformes
Family:Procellariidae
Genus:Puffinus
Species:lherminieri
Common Name:Audubons Shearwater

Relatives in same Genus
  Bullers Shearwater (P. bulleri)
  Flesh-footed Shearwater (P. carneipes)
  Pink-footed Shearwater (P. creatopus)
  Fluttering Shearwater (P. gavia)
  Great Shearwater (P. gravis)
  Sooty Shearwater (P. griseus)
  Huttons Shearwater (P. huttoni)
  Wedge-tailed Shearwater (P. pacificus)
  Manx Shearwater (P. puffinus)
  Short-tailed Shearwater (P. tenuirostris)