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Townsend's Shearwater
Puffinus [auricularis or newelli] (= Puffinus auricularis) Townsend, CH, 1890
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Order:
  Procellariiformes
Family:
  Procellariidae
Genus:
  Puffinus

Scientific:
  Puffinus auricularis

Citation:
  Townsend, CH, 1890

Reference:
  Proc.U.S.Natl.Mus. 13 p.133

Protonym:
  Puffinus auricularis

Avibase ID:
  F54706E8941FCEBB

Taxomic Serial Number:
TSN: 174558

Geographic range:

  • Puffinus auricularis: Breeds Revillagigedo Islands (off w Mexico); disperses to 8°N
  • Puffinus newelli: Breeds Kauai (Hawaiian Islands); dispersal unknown
  • Puffinus myrtae: Rapa I. (Austral Islands)
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Townsend's or Newell's Shearwater
Czech:
  buřňák Townsendův
German:
  Townsendsturmtaucher
Danish:
  Mexicoskråpe
Spanish:
  Pardela de Townsend
Finnish:
  meksikonpikkuliitäjä
French:
  Puffin de Townsend
Icelandic:
  Townsend's Shearwater
Italian:
  Berta di Townsend
Japanese:
  ooseguromizunagidori
Japanese:
  オオセグロミズナギドリ
Dutch:
  Townsend-pijlstormvogel
Norwegian:
  Mexicolire
Polish:
  burzyk bialorzytny
Portuguese:
  Bobo-de-townsend
Portuguese (Brazil):
  Townsend's Shearwater
Russian:
  Таунсендов буревестник
Slovak:
  víchrovník mexický
Swedish:
  Townsendlira
Chinese:
  汤氏鹱


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 46th suppl.):
   Townsend's Shearwater ( Puffinus auricularis)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 47th suppl.):
   Townsend's Shearwater ( Puffinus auricularis)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 48th suppl.):
   Townsend's Shearwater ( Puffinus auricularis)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 49th suppl.):
   Townsend's Shearwater ( Puffinus auricularis)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 50th suppl.):
   Townsend's Shearwater ( Puffinus auricularis)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 51st suppl.):
   Townsend's Shearwater ( Puffinus auricularis)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 52nd suppl.):
   Townsend's Shearwater ( Puffinus auricularis)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 53rd suppl.):
   Townsend's Shearwater ( Puffinus auricularis)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 54th suppl.):
   Townsend's Shearwater ( Puffinus auricularis)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 55th suppl.):
   Townsend's Shearwater ( Puffinus auricularis)
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   Townsend's or Newell's Shearwater ( Puffinus [auricularis or newelli])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Townsend's or Newell's Shearwater ( Puffinus [auricularis or newelli])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   Townsend's or Newell's Shearwater ( Puffinus [auricularis or newelli])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   Townsend's or Newell's Shearwater ( Puffinus [auricularis or newelli])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   Townsend's or Newell's Shearwater ( Puffinus [auricularis or newelli])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   Townsend's or Newell's Shearwater ( Puffinus [auricularis or newelli])
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
   Puffin de Townsend ( Puffinus auricularis)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
   Townsend's Shearwater ( Puffinus auricularis) [version 2]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
   Townsend's Shearwater ( Puffinus auricularis) [version 2]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
   Townsend's Shearwater ( Puffinus auricularis) [version 2]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
   Townsend's Shearwater ( Puffinus auricularis) [version 2]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
   Townsend's Shearwater ( Puffinus auricularis) [version 2]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
   Townsend's Shearwater ( Puffinus auricularis) [version 2]
eBird version 1.50:
   Townsend's Shearwater ( Puffinus auricularis) [version 2]
eBird version 1.52:
   Townsend's Shearwater ( Puffinus auricularis) [version 2]
eBird version 1.53:
   Townsend's Shearwater ( Puffinus auricularis) [version 2]
eBird version 1.54:
   Townsend's Shearwater ( Puffinus auricularis) [version 2]
eBird version 1.55:
   Townsend's Shearwater ( Puffinus auricularis) [version 2]
eBird version 2015:
   Townsend's/Newell's Shearwater ( Puffinus auricularis/newelli)
eBird version 2016:
   Townsend's/Newell's Shearwater ( Puffinus auricularis/newelli)
eBird version 2017:
   Townsend's/Newell's Shearwater ( Puffinus auricularis/newelli)
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
   Townsend's Shearwater ( Puffinus auricularis) [version 6]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
   Townsend's Shearwater ( Puffinus auricularis) [version 6]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
   Townsend's Shearwater ( Puffinus auricularis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
   Townsend's Shearwater ( Puffinus auricularis)

Taxonomic status:

Species status: species group (sometimes a species)

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

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Other synonyms

Catalan: Baldriga de Townsend
Czech: Burnák ouškatý, buřňák Townsendův
Danish: Mexicoskråpe
German: Townsendsturmtaucher
English: Ao, Newell's Shearwater, Townsend's or Newell's Shearwater, Townsend's Shearwater, Townsend's/Newell's Shearwater
Spanish: Pardela de Revillagigedo, Pardela de Townsend
Spanish (Mexico): pardela de Revillagigedo
Estonian: valgelaik-tormilind
Finnish: Meksikonpikkuliitäjä
French: Puffin de Townsend, Puffin de Townsend ou P. de Newell
Hungarian: Towsend-vészmadár
Italian: Berta del Townsend, Berta di Townsend
Japanese: ooseguromizunagidori
Japanese: オオセグロミズナギドリ
Latin: Puffinus [auricularis or newelli], Puffinus auricularis, Puffinus auricularis auricularis, Puffinus auricularis/newelli
Lithuanian: Taunsendo audronaša
Dutch: Townsend-pijlstormvogel, Townsends Pijlstormvogel
Norwegian: Mexicolire
Polish: burzyk bialorzytny, burzyk białorzytny
Portuguese: Bobo-de-townsend
Russian: Таунсендов буревестник
Slovak: víchrovník mexický
Swedish: Townsendlira
Chinese: 汤氏鹱
Chinese (Traditional): 湯氏鸌

 

         

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