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  Pink-footed Shearwater (Puffinus creatopus)

Pink-footed Shearwater | Puffinus creatopus photo
Pink-footed Shearwater (ventral view), Monterey, California, USA

Image by Monte M. Taylor - Some rights reserved.    (view image details)

Pink-footed Shearwater | Puffinus creatopus photo
Pink-footed Shearwater, Monterey, California, USA

Image by Monte M. Taylor - Some rights reserved.    (view image details)

BIRD FACTS

distribution map showing range of Puffinus creatopus 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:creatopus
Common Name:Pink-footed Shearwater

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