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Persian Shearwater

Puffinus persicus Hume, 1872

Audubon's Shearwater, Puffinus lherminieri, is a common tropical seabird from the family Procellariidae. Sometimes called Dusky-backed Shearwater, the scientific name of this species commemorates the French naturalist Félix Louis L'Herminier. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Procellariiformes
Family:
  Procellariidae
Genus:
  Puffinus

Scientific:
  Puffinus persicus

Citation:
  Hume, 1872

Reference:
  Str.Feath. 1 p.5

Protonym:
  Puffinus Persicus

Avibase ID:
  198120BB773A3C38

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/198120BB

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 562598

Geographic range:

  • Puffinus persicus persicus: Breeds and ranges Arabian Sea and adjacent waters
  • Puffinus persicus temptator: Mohéli I. (Comoro Islands)
English:
Persian Shearwater
Czech:
buřňák perský
German:
Arabiensturmtaucher
Danish:
Persisk Skråpe
Spanish:
Pardela Persa
French:
Puffin persique
Icelandic:
Húmskrofa
Italian:
Berta di Hume
Japanese:
perushiamizunagidori
Japanese:
ペルシアミズナギドリ
Dutch:
Perzische Kleine Pijlstormvogel
Norwegian:
Perserlire
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Persarlire
Polish:
burzyk perski
Russian:
Персидский буревестник
Slovak:
víchrovník perzský
Swedish:
arablira
Chinese:
波斯鹱


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Persian Shearwater ( Puffinus persicus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Persian Shearwater ( Puffinus persicus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Persian Shearwater ( Puffinus persicus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Persian Shearwater ( Puffinus persicus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Persian Shearwater ( Puffinus persicus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Persian Shearwater ( Puffinus persicus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Persian Shearwater ( Puffinus persicus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Persian Shearwater ( Puffinus persicus) [version 6]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Persian Shearwater ( Puffinus persicus) [version 6]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Persian Shearwater ( Puffinus persicus) [version 6]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Persian Shearwater ( Puffinus persicus) [version 6]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Persian Shearwater ( Puffinus persicus) [version 6]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Persian Shearwater ( Puffinus persicus) [version 6]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Puffin persique ( Puffinus persicus)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Puffin persique ( Puffinus persicus) [version 4]
Clements 1st edition:
Persian Shearwater ( Puffinus persicus) [version 4]
Clements 4th edition:
Persian Shearwater ( Puffinus persicus)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Persian Shearwater ( Puffinus persicus) [version 2]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Persian Shearwater ( Puffinus persicus) [version 2]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Persian Shearwater ( Puffinus persicus) [version 2]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Persian Shearwater ( Puffinus persicus) [version 2]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Persian Shearwater ( Puffinus persicus) [version 2]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Persian Shearwater ( Puffinus persicus) [version 2]
Clements, version 2015:
Persian Shearwater ( Puffinus persicus) [version 2]
Clements, version 2016:
Persian Shearwater ( Puffinus persicus) [version 2]
Clements, version 2017:
Persian Shearwater ( Puffinus persicus) [version 2]
Clements, version 2018:
Persian Shearwater ( Puffinus persicus) [version 2]
Clements, version 2019:
Persian Shearwater ( Puffinus persicus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
Persian Shearwater ( Puffinus persicus) [version 2]
eBird version 1.52:
Persian Shearwater ( Puffinus persicus) [version 2]
eBird version 1.53:
Persian Shearwater ( Puffinus persicus) [version 2]
eBird version 1.54:
Persian Shearwater ( Puffinus persicus) [version 2]
eBird version 1.55:
Persian Shearwater ( Puffinus persicus) [version 2]
eBird version 2015:
Persian Shearwater ( Puffinus persicus) [version 2]
eBird version 2016:
Persian Shearwater ( Puffinus persicus) [version 2]
eBird version 2017:
Persian Shearwater ( Puffinus persicus) [version 2]
eBird version 2018:
Persian Shearwater ( Puffinus persicus) [version 2]
eBird version 2019:
Persian Shearwater ( Puffinus persicus) [version 2]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Persian Shearwater ( Puffinus persicus) [version 6]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Persian Shearwater ( Puffinus persicus) [version 6]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Persian Shearwater ( Puffinus persicus) [version 6]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Persian Shearwater ( Puffinus persicus) [version 6]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
Persian Shearwater ( Puffinus persicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
Persian Shearwater ( Puffinus persicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
Persian Shearwater ( Puffinus persicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
Persian Shearwater ( Puffinus persicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
Persian Shearwater ( Puffinus persicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
Persian Shearwater ( Puffinus persicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
Persian Shearwater ( Puffinus persicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
Persian Shearwater ( Puffinus persicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
Persian Shearwater ( Puffinus persicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
Persian Shearwater ( Puffinus persicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
Persian Shearwater ( Puffinus persicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
Persian Shearwater ( Puffinus persicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
Persian Shearwater ( Puffinus persicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
Persian Shearwater ( Puffinus persicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Persian Shearwater ( Puffinus persicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Persian Shearwater ( Puffinus persicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Persian Shearwater ( Puffinus persicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Persian Shearwater ( Puffinus persicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Persian Shearwater ( Puffinus persicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Persian Shearwater ( Puffinus persicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Persian Shearwater ( Puffinus persicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Persian Shearwater ( Puffinus persicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Persian Shearwater ( Puffinus persicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Persian Shearwater ( Puffinus persicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Persian Shearwater ( Puffinus persicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Persian Shearwater ( Puffinus persicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Persian Shearwater ( Puffinus persicus) [version 7]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Persian Shearwater ( Puffinus persicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Persian Shearwater ( Puffinus persicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Persian Shearwater ( Puffinus persicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Persian Shearwater ( Puffinus persicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Persian Shearwater ( Puffinus persicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Persian Shearwater ( Puffinus persicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Persian Shearwater ( Puffinus persicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Persian Shearwater ( Puffinus persicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Persian Shearwater ( Puffinus persicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Persian Shearwater ( Puffinus persicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Persian Shearwater ( Puffinus persicus) [version 1]
Oriental Bird Club:
Persian Shearwater ( Puffinus persicus)
James Lee Peters (original):
Puffinus persicus [version 4]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
Puffinus lherminieri persicus
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Persian Shearwater ( Puffinus persicus) [version 4]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Persian Shearwater ( Puffinus persicus) [version 4]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
Persian Shearwater ( Puffinus persicus)
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Puffinus persicus

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes a subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Puffinus [lherminieri, bailloni, subalaris, bannermani or persicus] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms


Catalan: Baldriga persa
Czech: buřňák perský
Danish: Persisk Skråpe
German: Arabiensturmtaucher, Kleinsturmtaucher-persicus, Persischer Kleinsturmtaucher, Persischer Sturmtaucher
English: Persian Gulf Shearwater, Persian Shearwater
English (IOC): Persian Shearwater
Spanish: Pardela Persa
Spanish (Spain): Pardela Persa
Spanish (HBW): Pardela persa
Estonian: pärsia tormilind
Persian: کبوتر دریایی ایرانی
French: Puffin persan, Puffin perse, Puffin persique
Hebrew: יסעור פרסי
Hungarian: perzsa vészmadár
Icelandic: Húmskrofa
Italian: Berta di Hume, Berta persica
Japanese: perushiamizunagidori
Japanese: ペルシアミズナギドリ
Scientific: Puffinus assimilis persicus, Puffinus lherminieri persicus, Puffinus persicus
Lithuanian: Persinė audronaša
Malayalam: പെർസ്യൻ തിരവെട്ടി
Dutch: Perzische Kleine Pijlstormvogel, Perzische Pijlstormvogel
Norwegian Nynorsk: Persarlire
Norwegian: Perserlire
Polish: burzyk perski
Russian: Персидский буревестник
Sindhi: ٽج سً ى اٍي يي ا اٍ يني
Slovak: víchrovník perzský
Swedish: arablira, Persisk lira
Turkish: Basra Yelkovanı
Chinese: 波斯鹱
Chinese (Traditional): 波斯鸌

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