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Mediterranean Shearwater
Puffinus [yelkouan or mauretanicus] (= Puffinus yelkouan) (Acerbi, 1827)
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Order:
  Procellariiformes
Family:
  Procellariidae
Genus:
  Puffinus

Scientific:
  Puffinus yelkouan

Citation:
  (Acerbi, 1827)

Reference:
  BibliotecaItal. 47 p.297

Protonym:
  Procellaria Yelkouan

Avibase ID:
  192A426001F65C0E

Taxomic Serial Number:
TSN: 562599

Geographic range:

  • Puffinus yelkouan: Breeds central and e Mediterranean islands
  • Puffinus mauretanicus: Breeds Balearic Islands; ranges to coastal n Europe
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Levantine or Balearic Shearwater
Czech:
  buřňák středomořský
German:
  Mittelmeer-Sturmtaucher
Danish:
  Middelhavsskråpe
Spanish:
  Pardela Mediterránea
Finnish:
  idänpikkuliitäjä
French:
  Puffin yelkouan
Icelandic:
  Stormskrofa
Italian:
  Berta minore
Japanese:
  himemizunagidori
Japanese:
  ヒメミズナギドリ
Dutch:
  Yelkouan Pijlstormvogel
Norwegian:
  Middelhavslire
Polish:
  burzyk sródziemnomorski
Portuguese:
  Pardela do Mediterrâneo
Portuguese (Brazil):
  Mediterranean Shearwater
Russian:
  Обыкновенный буревестник
Slovak:
  víchrovník hnedastý
Swedish:
  Levantlira
Chinese:
  地中海鹱


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   Levantine or Balearic Shearwater ( Puffinus [yelkouan or mauretanicus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Levantine or Balearic Shearwater ( Puffinus [yelkouan or mauretanicus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   Levantine or Balearic Shearwater ( Puffinus [yelkouan or mauretanicus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   Levantine or Balearic Shearwater ( Puffinus [yelkouan or mauretanicus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   Levantine or Balearic Shearwater ( Puffinus [yelkouan or mauretanicus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   Levantine or Balearic Shearwater ( Puffinus [yelkouan or mauretanicus])
Clements 4th edition:
   Yelkouan Shearwater ( Puffinus yelkouan)
Clements 5th edition (as published):
   Mediterranean Shearwater ( Puffinus yelkouan)
eBird version 1.50:
   Levantine/Balearic Shearwater ( Puffinus yelkouan/mauretanicus)
eBird version 1.52:
   Levantine/Balearic Shearwater ( Puffinus yelkouan/mauretanicus)
eBird version 1.53:
   Levantine/Balearic Shearwater ( Puffinus yelkouan/mauretanicus)
eBird version 1.54:
   Levantine/Balearic Shearwater ( Puffinus yelkouan/mauretanicus)
eBird version 1.55:
   Levantine/Balearic Shearwater ( Puffinus yelkouan/mauretanicus)
eBird version 2015:
   Levantine/Balearic Shearwater ( Puffinus yelkouan/mauretanicus)
eBird version 2016:
   Yelkouan/Balearic Shearwater ( Puffinus yelkouan/mauretanicus)
eBird version 2017:
   Yelkouan/Balearic Shearwater ( Puffinus yelkouan/mauretanicus)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
   Mediterranean Shearwater ( Puffinus yelkouan) [version 4]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
   Yelkouan Shearwater ( Puffinus yelkouan) [version 6]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
   Yelkouan Shearwater ( Puffinus yelkouan) [version 6]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
   Yelkouan Shearwater ( Puffinus yelkouan) [version 4]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
   Mediterranean Shearwater ( Puffinus yelkouan) [version 4]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
   Mediterranean Shearwater ( Puffinus yelkouan) [version 4]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: species group (sometimes a species)

This taxon is a subspecies of Puffinus [puffinus, yelkouan or mauretanicus]

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Other synonyms

Afrikaans: Yelkouanse Pylstormvoël
Bulgarian: Обикновен буревестник
Breton: An tort yelkovan
Catalan: Baldriga balear, Baldriga mediterrània, Virot de llevant
Catalan (Balears): Virot de llevant
Czech: buřňák středomořský
Welsh: Aderyn-drycin Môr y Canoldir
Danish: Ægæerskråpe, Middelhavsskråpe
German: Balearen Schwarzschnabel-Sturmtaucher, Balearische Unterart, Levantinischer Sturmtaucher, Mittelmeersturmtaucher, Mittelmeer-Sturmtaucher, Schwarzschnabelsturmtaucher
Greek: Μύχος, Μύχος (της Μεσογείου)
Greek (Cypriot): Θαλασσόμυχος
English: Balearic Shearwater, Levantine or Balearic Shearwater, Levantine Shearwater, Levantine/Balearic Shearwater, Mediterranean Shearwater, Yelkouan Shearwater, Yelkouan/Balearic Shearwater
Spanish: Pardela Mediterránea, Pardela pichoneta balear, Pardela Yelkouan
Estonian: vahemere tormilind
Basque: Baldriga mediterrània, Gabai mediterranearra
Finnish: Idänpikkuliitäjä, levantinliitäjä
French: Puffin de la Méditerranée, Puffin de Méditerranée, Puffin des Baléares, Puffin méditerranéen, Puffin yelkouan, Puffin yelkouan ou P. des Baléares
Irish: Cánóg Bhailéarach
Galician: Baldriga mediterrània, Furabuchos mediterráneo
Hebrew: יסעור מצוי
Hungarian: bukdosó vészmadár
Icelandic: Stormskrofa
Italian: Berta minore, Berta minore mediterranea
Japanese: himemizunagidori
Japanese: ヒメミズナギドリ
Georgian: პატარა ქარიშხალა
Kazakh: Кіші дауылпаз
Latin: Puffinus [yelkouan or mauretanicus], Puffinus puffinus mauretanicus, Puffinus yelkouan, Puffinus yelkouan yelkouan, Puffinus yelkouan/mauretanicus
Lithuanian: Jūrinis pufinas
Macedonian: Мал завој
Maltese: Garnija
Dutch: Noordse Pijlstormvogel, Vale Pijlstormvogel, Yelkouan Pijlstormvogel, Yelkouanpijlstormvogel
Norwegian: Middelhavslire
Polish: burzyk sródziemnomorski, burzyk śródziemnomorski
Portuguese: Pardela do Mediterrâneo
Romansh: tempestella mediterrana
Romanian: Ielcovan estic
Russian: Левантский буревестник, Обыкновенный буревестник, Средиземноморский буревестник
Slovak: víchrovník hnedastý
Slovenian: crnokljuni viharnik, sredozemski viharnik
Albanian: Lajmëtari i vogëli furtunës
Serbian: Зовој
Swedish: Levantlira, Medelhavslira
Turkish: Siyah-gagalı Yelkuvan, Yelkovan
Ukrainian: Малий буревісник
Chinese: 地中海鹱
Chinese (Traditional): 黎凡替鸌

 

         

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