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  Short-tailed Shearwater (Puffinus tenuirostris)

Short-tailed Shearwater | Puffinus tenuirostris photo
Short-tailed Shearwater, Morro Bay, California

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Short-tailed Shearwater | Puffinus tenuirostris photo
Short-tailed Shearwater (Puffinus tenuirostris) Fledgling

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BIRD FACTS



Classification
Class:Aves
Order:Procellariiformes
Family:Procellariidae
Genus:Puffinus
Species:tenuirostris
Common Name:Short-tailed 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)
  Audubons Shearwater (P. lherminieri)
  Wedge-tailed Shearwater (P. pacificus)
  Manx Shearwater (P. puffinus)