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Black-vented Shearwater
Puffinus opisthomelas Coues, 1864
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Order:
  Procellariiformes
Family:
  Procellariidae
Genus:
  Puffinus

Scientific:
  Puffinus opisthomelas

Citation:
  Coues, 1864

Reference:
  Proc.Acad.Nat.Sci.Philadelphia 16 p.139

Protonym:
  Puffinus opisthomelas

Avibase ID:
  4FC153E18A66F798

Taxomic Serial Number:
TSN: 554396


NEAR THREATENED

Geographic range:

  • Puffinus opisthomelas: Islands off w coast of Baja Calif.; disperses adj. Mexican waters
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Black-vented Shearwater
Czech:
  buřňák tmavořitý
German:
  Schwarzsteiß-Sturmtaucher
Danish:
  Californisk Skråpe
Spanish:
  Pardela Culinegra
Finnish:
  kalifornianpikkuliitäjä
French:
  Puffin cul-noir
Icelandic:
  Black-vented Shearwater
Italian:
  Berta culnero
Japanese:
  kuroharamizunagidori
Japanese:
  クロハラミズナギドリ
Dutch:
  Zwartbuikpijlstormvogel
Norwegian:
  Bajalire
Polish:
  burzyk kalifornijski
Portuguese:
  Bobo-de-ventre-preto
Portuguese (Brazil):
  Black-vented Shearwater
Russian:
  Black-vented Shearwater
Slovak:
  víchrovník kalifornský
Swedish:
  californialira
Chinese:
  黑腹鹱


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 8th suppl.):
   Black-vented Shearwater ( Puffinus opisthomelas)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 9th suppl.):
   Black-vented Shearwater ( Puffinus opisthomelas)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 10th suppl.):
   Black-vented Shearwater ( Puffinus opisthomelas)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 11th suppl.):
   Black-vented Shearwater ( Puffinus opisthomelas)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 12th suppl.):
   Black-vented Shearwater ( Puffinus opisthomelas)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 13th suppl.):
   Black-vented Shearwater ( Puffinus opisthomelas)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 14th suppl.):
   Black-vented Shearwater ( Puffinus opisthomelas)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 15th suppl.):
   Black-vented Shearwater ( Puffinus opisthomelas)
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (1910):
   Black-vented Shearwater ( Puffinus opisthomelas)
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (incl. 16th suppl.):
   Black-vented Shearwater ( Puffinus opisthomelas)
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (incl. 17th suppl.):
   Black-vented Shearwater ( Puffinus opisthomelas)
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (incl. 18th suppl.):
   Black-vented Shearwater ( Puffinus opisthomelas)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (1931):
   Black-vented Shearwater ( Puffinus opisthomelas)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 19th suppl.):
   Black-vented Shearwater ( Puffinus opisthomelas)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 20th suppl.):
   Black-vented Shearwater ( Puffinus opisthomelas)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 21st suppl.):
   Black-vented Shearwater ( Puffinus opisthomelas)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 22nd suppl.):
   Black-vented Shearwater ( Puffinus opisthomelas)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 23rd suppl.):
   Black-vented Shearwater ( Puffinus opisthomelas)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 24th suppl.):
   Black-vented Shearwater ( Puffinus opisthomelas)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 25th suppl.):
    Puffinus puffinus opisthomelas
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 26th suppl.):
    Puffinus puffinus opisthomelas
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 27th suppl.):
    Puffinus puffinus opisthomelas
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 28th suppl.):
    Puffinus puffinus opisthomelas
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 29th suppl.):
    Puffinus puffinus opisthomelas
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 30th suppl.):
    Puffinus puffinus opisthomelas
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 31st suppl.):
    Puffinus puffinus opisthomelas
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (1957):
    Puffinus puffinus opisthomelas
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 32nd suppl.):
    Puffinus puffinus opisthomelas
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 33rd suppl.):
    Puffinus puffinus opisthomelas
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 34th suppl.):
   Black-vented Shearwater ( Puffinus opisthomelas)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (1983):
   Black-vented Shearwater ( Puffinus opisthomelas)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 35th suppl.):
   Black-vented Shearwater ( Puffinus opisthomelas)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 36th suppl.):
   Black-vented Shearwater ( Puffinus opisthomelas)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 37th suppl.):
   Black-vented Shearwater ( Puffinus opisthomelas)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 38th suppl.):
   Black-vented Shearwater ( Puffinus opisthomelas)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 39th suppl.):
   Black-vented Shearwater ( Puffinus opisthomelas)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 40th suppl.):
   Black-vented Shearwater ( Puffinus opisthomelas)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 41st suppl.):
   Black-vented Shearwater ( Puffinus opisthomelas)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (1998):
   Black-vented Shearwater ( Puffinus opisthomelas)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 42nd suppl.):
   Black-vented Shearwater ( Puffinus opisthomelas)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 43rd suppl.):
   Black-vented Shearwater ( Puffinus opisthomelas)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 44th suppl.):
   Black-vented Shearwater ( Puffinus opisthomelas)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 45th suppl.):
   Black-vented Shearwater ( Puffinus opisthomelas)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 46th suppl.):
   Black-vented Shearwater ( Puffinus opisthomelas)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 47th suppl.):
   Black-vented Shearwater ( Puffinus opisthomelas)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 48th suppl.):
   Black-vented Shearwater ( Puffinus opisthomelas)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 49th suppl.):
   Black-vented Shearwater ( Puffinus opisthomelas)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 50th suppl.):
   Black-vented Shearwater ( Puffinus opisthomelas)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 51st suppl.):
   Black-vented Shearwater ( Puffinus opisthomelas)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 52nd suppl.):
   Black-vented Shearwater ( Puffinus opisthomelas)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 53rd suppl.):
   Black-vented Shearwater ( Puffinus opisthomelas)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 54th suppl.):
   Black-vented Shearwater ( Puffinus opisthomelas)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 55th suppl.):
   Black-vented Shearwater ( Puffinus opisthomelas)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 56th suppl.):
   Black-vented Shearwater ( Puffinus opisthomelas)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 57th suppl.):
   Black-vented Shearwater ( Puffinus opisthomelas)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 58th suppl.):
   Black-vented Shearwater ( Puffinus opisthomelas)
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   Black-vented Shearwater ( Puffinus opisthomelas) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Black-vented Shearwater ( Puffinus opisthomelas) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   Black-vented Shearwater ( Puffinus opisthomelas) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   Black-vented Shearwater ( Puffinus opisthomelas) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   Black-vented Shearwater ( Puffinus opisthomelas) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   Black-vented Shearwater ( Puffinus opisthomelas) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
   Black-vented Shearwater ( Puffinus opisthomelas) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
   Black-vented Shearwater ( Puffinus opisthomelas) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
   Black-vented Shearwater ( Puffinus opisthomelas) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
   Black-vented Shearwater ( Puffinus opisthomelas) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
   Black-vented Shearwater ( Puffinus opisthomelas) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
   Black-vented Shearwater ( Puffinus opisthomelas) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
   Black-vented Shearwater ( Puffinus opisthomelas) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
   Black-vented Shearwater ( Puffinus opisthomelas) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
   Black-vented Shearwater ( Puffinus opisthomelas) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
   Black-vented Shearwater ( Puffinus opisthomelas) [version 6]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
   Black-vented Shearwater ( Puffinus opisthomelas) [version 6]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
   Black-vented Shearwater ( Puffinus opisthomelas) [version 6]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
   Black-vented Shearwater ( Puffinus opisthomelas) [version 6]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
   Puffin cul-noir ( Puffinus opisthomelas)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
   Puffin cul-noir ( Puffinus opisthomelas) [version 4]
Clements 1st edition:
   Black-vented Shearwater ( Puffinus opisthomelas) [version 4]
Clements 3rd edition:
   Black-vented Shearwater ( Puffinus opisthomelas) [version 4]
Clements 4th edition:
   Black-vented Shearwater ( Puffinus opisthomelas)
Clements 5th edition (as published):
   Black-vented Shearwater ( Puffinus opisthomelas)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
   Black-vented Shearwater ( Puffinus opisthomelas)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
   Black-vented Shearwater ( Puffinus opisthomelas)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
   Black-vented Shearwater ( Puffinus opisthomelas)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
   Black-vented Shearwater ( Puffinus opisthomelas)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
   Black-vented Shearwater ( Puffinus opisthomelas)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
   Black-vented Shearwater ( Puffinus opisthomelas)
Clements 6th edition:
   Black-vented Shearwater ( Puffinus opisthomelas)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
   Black-vented Shearwater ( Puffinus opisthomelas)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
   Black-vented Shearwater ( Puffinus opisthomelas)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
   Black-vented Shearwater ( Puffinus opisthomelas) [version 2]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
   Black-vented Shearwater ( Puffinus opisthomelas) [version 2]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
   Black-vented Shearwater ( Puffinus opisthomelas) [version 2]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
   Black-vented Shearwater ( Puffinus opisthomelas) [version 2]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
   Black-vented Shearwater ( Puffinus opisthomelas) [version 2]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
   Black-vented Shearwater ( Puffinus opisthomelas) [version 2]
Clements, version 2015:
   Black-vented Shearwater ( Puffinus opisthomelas) [version 2]
Clements, version 2016:
   Black-vented Shearwater ( Puffinus opisthomelas) [version 2]
Clements, version 2017:
   Black-vented Shearwater ( Puffinus opisthomelas) [version 2]
eBird version 1.50:
   Black-vented Shearwater ( Puffinus opisthomelas) [version 2]
eBird version 1.52:
   Black-vented Shearwater ( Puffinus opisthomelas) [version 2]
eBird version 1.53:
   Black-vented Shearwater ( Puffinus opisthomelas) [version 2]
eBird version 1.54:
   Black-vented Shearwater ( Puffinus opisthomelas) [version 2]
eBird version 1.55:
   Black-vented Shearwater ( Puffinus opisthomelas) [version 2]
eBird version 2015:
   Black-vented Shearwater ( Puffinus opisthomelas) [version 2]
eBird version 2016:
   Black-vented Shearwater ( Puffinus opisthomelas) [version 2]
eBird version 2017:
   Black-vented Shearwater ( Puffinus opisthomelas) [version 2]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
   Black-vented Shearwater ( Puffinus opisthomelas) [version 4]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
   Black-vented Shearwater ( Puffinus opisthomelas) [version 4]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
   Black-vented Shearwater ( Puffinus opisthomelas) [version 4]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
   Black-vented Shearwater ( Puffinus opisthomelas) [version 4]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
   Black-vented Shearwater ( Puffinus opisthomelas) [version 4]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
   Black-vented Shearwater ( Puffinus opisthomelas) [version 4]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
   Black-vented Shearwater ( Puffinus opisthomelas) [version 4]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
   Black-vented Shearwater ( Puffinus opisthomelas) [version 4]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
   Black-vented Shearwater ( Puffinus opisthomelas) [version 4]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
   Black-vented Shearwater ( Puffinus opisthomelas) [version 4]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
   Black-vented Shearwater ( Puffinus opisthomelas) [version 4]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
   Black-vented Shearwater ( Puffinus opisthomelas) [version 6]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
   Black-vented Shearwater ( Puffinus opisthomelas) [version 6]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
   Black-vented Shearwater ( Puffinus opisthomelas) [version 4]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
   Black-vented Shearwater ( Puffinus opisthomelas) [version 6]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (3/07/2017):
   Black-vented Shearwater ( Puffinus opisthomelas) [version 6]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
   Black-vented Shearwater ( Puffinus opisthomelas)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
   Black-vented Shearwater ( Puffinus opisthomelas)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
   Black-vented Shearwater ( Puffinus opisthomelas) [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
   Black-vented Shearwater ( Puffinus opisthomelas) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
   Black-vented Shearwater ( Puffinus opisthomelas) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
   Black-vented Shearwater ( Puffinus opisthomelas) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
   Black-vented Shearwater ( Puffinus opisthomelas) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
   Black-vented Shearwater ( Puffinus opisthomelas) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
   Black-vented Shearwater ( Puffinus opisthomelas) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
   Black-vented Shearwater ( Puffinus opisthomelas) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
   Black-vented Shearwater ( Puffinus opisthomelas) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
   Black-vented Shearwater ( Puffinus opisthomelas) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
   Black-vented Shearwater ( Puffinus opisthomelas) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
   Black-vented Shearwater ( Puffinus opisthomelas) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
   Black-vented Shearwater ( Puffinus opisthomelas) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
   Black-vented Shearwater ( Puffinus opisthomelas) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
   Black-vented Shearwater ( Puffinus opisthomelas) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
   Black-vented Shearwater ( Puffinus opisthomelas) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
   Black-vented Shearwater ( Puffinus opisthomelas) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
   Black-vented Shearwater ( Puffinus opisthomelas) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
   Black-vented Shearwater ( Puffinus opisthomelas) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
   Black-vented Shearwater ( Puffinus opisthomelas) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
   Black-vented Shearwater ( Puffinus opisthomelas) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
   Black-vented Shearwater ( Puffinus opisthomelas) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
   Black-vented Shearwater ( Puffinus opisthomelas) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
   Black-vented Shearwater ( Puffinus opisthomelas) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
   Black-vented Shearwater ( Puffinus opisthomelas) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
   Black-vented Shearwater ( Puffinus opisthomelas) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
   Black-vented Shearwater ( Puffinus opisthomelas) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
   Black-vented Shearwater ( Puffinus opisthomelas) [version 7]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
   Black-vented Shearwater ( Puffinus opisthomelas) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
   Black-vented Shearwater ( Puffinus opisthomelas) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
   Black-vented Shearwater ( Puffinus opisthomelas) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
   Black-vented Shearwater ( Puffinus opisthomelas) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
   Black-vented Shearwater ( Puffinus opisthomelas) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
   Black-vented Shearwater ( Puffinus opisthomelas) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
   Black-vented Shearwater ( Puffinus opisthomelas) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
   Black-vented Shearwater ( Puffinus opisthomelas) [version 4]
James Lee Peters (original):
    Puffinus opisthomelas [version 4]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
    Puffinus puffinus opisthomelas
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
   Black-vented Shearwater ( Puffinus opisthomelas) [version 4]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
   Black-vented Shearwater ( Puffinus opisthomelas) [version 4]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
   Black-vented Shearwater ( Puffinus opisthomelas)
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Puffinus opisthomelas [version 4]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Puffinus opisthomelas

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Puffinus [puffinus, yelkouan, mauretanicus or opisthomelas] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other related concepts
Other synonyms

Catalan: Baldriga culnegra
Czech: Burnák cernohrdlý, buřňák tmavořitý
Danish: Californisk Skråpe
German: Schwarzsteiß Sturmtaucher, Schwarzsteißsturmtaucher, Schwarzsteiß-Sturmtaucher
English: Black-vented Shearwater
Spanish: Pardela Culinegra, Pardela Mexicana
Spanish (Spain): Pardela Culinegra
Spanish (Mexico): Pardela Mexicana
Estonian: kalifornia tormilind
Finnish: Kalifornianpikkuliitäjä
French: Puffin culnoir, Puffin cul-noir
Italian: Berta codanera, Berta culnero, Berta dalla coda nera
Japanese: kuroharamizunagidori
Japanese: クロハラミズナギドリ
Latin: Puffinus opisthomelas, Puffinus puffinus opisthomelas
Lithuanian: Juodasturplė audronaša
Latvian: Kalifornijas vētrasputns
Dutch: Zwartbuikpijlstormvogel
Norwegian: Bajalire
Polish: Burzyk kalifonijski, burzyk kalifornijski
Portuguese: Bobo-de-ventre-preto
Slovak: víchrovník kalifornský
Swedish: Californialira
Turkish: Kaliforniya Yelkovanı
Chinese: 黑腹鹱
Chinese (Traditional): 黑臀鸌

 

         

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