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Little Shearwater
Puffinus assimilis Gould, 1838
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Order:
  Procellariiformes
Family:
  Procellariidae
Genus:
  Puffinus

Scientific:
  Puffinus assimilis

Citation:
  Gould, 1838

Reference:
  Syn.BirdsAustr. pt4 App. p.7

Protonym:
  Puffinus assimilis

Avibase ID:
  797B4FA77E74254B

Taxomic Serial Number:
TSN: 174559

Geographic range:

  • Puffinus assimilis assimilis: Norfolk and Lord Howe islands
  • Puffinus assimilis tunneyi: Islands off sw Australia (Abrolhos Islands to Récherche Arch.)
  • Puffinus assimilis kermadecensis: Kermadec Islands
  • Puffinus assimilis haurakiensis: Islets off ne coast of North I. (New Zealand)
  • Puffinus assimilis elegans: Tristan da Cunha, Gough, Chatham and Antipodes islands
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Little Shearwater
Czech:
  buřňák menší
German:
  Kleiner Sturmtaucher
Danish:
  Lille Skråpe
Spanish:
  Pampero Chico
Finnish:
  etelänkääpiöliitäjä
French:
  Petit Puffin
Icelandic:
  Dvergskrofa
Italian:
  Berta minore fosca
Japanese:
  himemizunagidori
Japanese:
  ヒメミズナギドリ
Dutch:
  Pacifische Kleine Pijlstormvogel
Norwegian:
  Dverglire
Polish:
  burzyk maly
Portuguese:
  Pardela-pequena
Portuguese (Brazil):
  pardela-pequena
Russian:
  Малый буревестник
Slovak:
  víchrovník krpatý
Swedish:
  Dvärglira
Chinese:
  小鹱


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   Little Shearwater ( Puffinus assimilis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Little Shearwater ( Puffinus assimilis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   Little Shearwater ( Puffinus assimilis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   Little Shearwater ( Puffinus assimilis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   Little Shearwater ( Puffinus assimilis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   Little Shearwater ( Puffinus assimilis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
   Little Shearwater ( Puffinus assimilis) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
   Petit Puffin ( Puffinus assimilis)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
   Little Shearwater ( Puffinus assimilis) [version 2]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
   Little Shearwater ( Puffinus assimilis) [version 2]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
   Little Shearwater ( Puffinus assimilis) [version 2]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
   Little Shearwater ( Puffinus assimilis) [version 2]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
   Little Shearwater ( Puffinus assimilis) [version 2]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
   Little Shearwater ( Puffinus assimilis) [version 2]
Clements, version 2015:
   Little Shearwater ( Puffinus assimilis) [version 2]
Clements, version 2016:
   Little Shearwater ( Puffinus assimilis) [version 2]
Clements, version 2017:
   Little Shearwater ( Puffinus assimilis) [version 2]
eBird version 1.50:
   Little Shearwater ( Puffinus assimilis) [version 2]
eBird version 1.52:
   Little Shearwater ( Puffinus assimilis) [version 2]
eBird version 1.53:
   Little Shearwater ( Puffinus assimilis) [version 2]
eBird version 1.54:
   Little Shearwater ( Puffinus assimilis) [version 2]
eBird version 1.55:
   Little Shearwater ( Puffinus assimilis) [version 2]
eBird version 2015:
   Little Shearwater ( Puffinus assimilis) [version 2]
eBird version 2016:
   Little Shearwater ( Puffinus assimilis) [version 2]
eBird version 2017:
   Little Shearwater ( Puffinus assimilis) [version 2]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
   Little Shearwater ( Puffinus assimilis) [version 6]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
   Little Shearwater ( Puffinus assimilis) [version 6]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
   Little Shearwater ( Puffinus assimilis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
   Little Shearwater ( Puffinus assimilis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
   Little Shearwater ( Puffinus assimilis) [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
   Little Shearwater ( Puffinus assimilis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
   Little Shearwater ( Puffinus assimilis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
   Little Shearwater ( Puffinus assimilis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
   Little Shearwater ( Puffinus assimilis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
   Little Shearwater ( Puffinus assimilis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
   Little Shearwater ( Puffinus assimilis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
   Little Shearwater ( Puffinus assimilis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
   Little Shearwater ( Puffinus assimilis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
   Little Shearwater ( Puffinus assimilis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
   Little Shearwater ( Puffinus assimilis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
   Little Shearwater ( Puffinus assimilis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
   Little Shearwater ( Puffinus assimilis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
   Little Shearwater ( Puffinus assimilis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
   Little Shearwater ( Puffinus assimilis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
   Little Shearwater ( Puffinus assimilis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
   Little Shearwater ( Puffinus assimilis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
   Little Shearwater ( Puffinus assimilis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
   Little Shearwater ( Puffinus assimilis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
   Little Shearwater ( Puffinus assimilis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
   Little Shearwater ( Puffinus assimilis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
   Little Shearwater ( Puffinus assimilis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
   Little Shearwater ( Puffinus assimilis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
   Little Shearwater ( Puffinus assimilis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
   Little Shearwater ( Puffinus assimilis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
   Little Shearwater ( Puffinus assimilis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
   Little Shearwater ( Puffinus assimilis) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Puffinus assimilis

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes nominal subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies ofNULL Puffinus [assimilis, boydi or baroli] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other related concepts
Other synonyms

Afrikaans: Kleinpylstormvoël
Catalan: Baldriga petita
Czech: buřňák menší
Welsh: Aderyn-drycin bach
Danish: Lille Skråpe, Sydlig Lille Skråpe
German: Kleiner Sturmtaucher
English: Little Shearwater
English (New Zealand): Little/Sub-Antarctic Little Shearwater
Spanish: fardela chica, Pampero Chico, Pardela Chica
Spanish (Argentine): Pardela chica
Spanish (Chile): fardela chica
Spanish (Spain): Pardela Semejante
Spanish (Peru): Pardela Chica
Spanish (Puerto Rico): Pampero Chico
Estonian: Väike-tormilind
Basque: Baldriga petita
Finnish: etelänkääpiöliitäjä, Kääpiöliitäjä
French: Petit Puffin, Puffin semblable
Irish: Cánóg Bheag
Galician: Baldriga petita, Pardela pequena
Hebrew: יסעור קטן
Hungarian: *kis vészmadár
Icelandic: Dvergskrofa
Italian: Berta minore fosca
Japanese: himemizunagidori
Japanese: ヒメミズナギドリ
Latin: Puffinus assimilis, Puffinus assimilis assimilis
Lithuanian: Mažasis pufinas, Mažoji audronaša
Dutch: Kleine pijlstormvogel, Pacifische Kleine Pijlstormvogel
Norwegian: Dverglire
Polish: burzyk maly, Burzyk mały
Portuguese: Pardela-pequena
Portuguese (Brazil): pardela-pequena
Portuguese (Portugal): Pardela-pequena
Russian: Малый Буревестник, Малый пуффин
Slovak: víchrovník krpatý
Slovenian: mali viharnik
Swedish: Dvärglira
Turkish: Güney Küçük Yelkovanı, Küçük Yelkovan
Chinese: 小鹱
Chinese (Traditional): 小鸌

 

         

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