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Townsend's Shearwater

Puffinus auricularis Townsend, CH, 1890

Townsend's Shearwater, Puffinus auricularis, is a rare seabird of the tropics from the family Procellariidae. Source: Wikipedia




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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:
  85EB0CC4985A8A15

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/85EB0CC4

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 174558


CRITICALLY ENDANGERED

Geographic range:

  • Puffinus auricularis: Breeds Revillagigedo Islands (off w Mexico); disperses to 8°N
English:
Townsend's Shearwater
Czech:
buřňák Townsendův
German:
Townsendsturmtaucher
Danish:
Mexicoskråpe
Spanish:
Pardela de Townsend
Finnish:
meksikonpikkuliitäjä
French:
Puffin de Townsend
Icelandic:
Sílaskrofa
Italian:
Berta di Townsend
Japanese:
ooseguromizunagidori
Japanese:
オオセグロミズナギドリ
Dutch:
Townsends Pijlstormvogel
Norwegian:
Mexicolire
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Mexicolire
Polish:
burzyk bialorzytny
Portuguese:
Bobo-de-townsend
Russian:
Таунсендов буревестник
Slovak:
víchrovník mexický
Swedish:
townsendlira
Ukrainian:
Буревісник гавайський
Chinese:
汤氏鹱


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 56th suppl.):
Townsend's Shearwater ( Puffinus auricularis)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 57th suppl.):
Townsend's Shearwater ( Puffinus auricularis)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 58th suppl.):
Townsend's Shearwater ( Puffinus auricularis)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 59th suppl.):
Townsend's Shearwater ( Puffinus auricularis)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 60th suppl.):
Townsend's Shearwater ( Puffinus auricularis)
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Townsend's Shearwater ( Puffinus auricularis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Townsend's Shearwater ( Puffinus auricularis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Townsend's Shearwater ( Puffinus auricularis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Townsend's Shearwater ( Puffinus auricularis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Townsend's Shearwater ( Puffinus auricularis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Townsend's Shearwater ( Puffinus auricularis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Townsend's Shearwater ( Puffinus auricularis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Townsend's Shearwater ( Puffinus auricularis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Townsend's Shearwater ( Puffinus auricularis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Townsend's Shearwater ( Puffinus auricularis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Townsend's Shearwater ( Puffinus auricularis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Townsend's Shearwater ( Puffinus auricularis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Townsend's Shearwater ( Puffinus auricularis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Townsend's Shearwater ( Puffinus auricularis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Townsend's Shearwater ( Puffinus auricularis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Townsend's Shearwater ( Puffinus auricularis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Townsend's Shearwater ( Puffinus auricularis) [version 6]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Townsend's Shearwater ( Puffinus auricularis) [version 6]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Townsend's Shearwater ( Puffinus auricularis) [version 6]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Townsend's Shearwater ( Puffinus auricularis) [version 6]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Townsend's Shearwater ( Puffinus auricularis) [version 6]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Townsend's Shearwater ( Puffinus auricularis) [version 6]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Puffin de Townsend ( Puffinus auricularis) [version 4]
Clements 4th edition:
Townsend's Shearwater ( Puffinus auricularis)
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Puffinus auricularis auricularis
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Puffinus auricularis auricularis
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Puffinus auricularis auricularis
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Puffinus auricularis auricularis
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Puffinus auricularis auricularis
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Puffinus auricularis auricularis
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Puffinus auricularis auricularis
Clements 6th edition:
Puffinus auricularis auricularis
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Puffinus auricularis auricularis
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Puffinus auricularis auricularis
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Puffinus auricularis auricularis [version 2]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Puffinus auricularis auricularis [version 2]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Puffinus auricularis auricularis [version 2]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Puffinus auricularis auricularis [version 2]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Puffinus auricularis auricularis [version 2]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Puffinus auricularis auricularis [version 2]
Clements, version 2015:
Townsend's Shearwater ( Puffinus auricularis) [version 2]
Clements, version 2016:
Townsend's Shearwater ( Puffinus auricularis) [version 2]
Clements, version 2017:
Townsend's Shearwater ( Puffinus auricularis) [version 2]
Clements, version 2018:
Townsend's Shearwater ( Puffinus auricularis) [version 2]
Clements, version 2019:
Townsend's Shearwater ( Puffinus auricularis) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
Townsend's Shearwater (Townsend's) ( Puffinus auricularis auricularis)
eBird version 1.52:
Townsend's Shearwater (Townsend's) ( Puffinus auricularis auricularis)
eBird version 1.53:
Townsend's Shearwater (Townsend's) ( Puffinus auricularis auricularis)
eBird version 1.54:
Townsend's Shearwater (Townsend's) ( Puffinus auricularis auricularis)
eBird version 1.55:
Townsend's Shearwater (Townsend's) ( Puffinus auricularis auricularis)
eBird version 2015:
Townsend's Shearwater ( Puffinus auricularis) [version 2]
eBird version 2016:
Townsend's Shearwater ( Puffinus auricularis) [version 2]
eBird version 2017:
Townsend's Shearwater ( Puffinus auricularis) [version 2]
eBird version 2018:
Townsend's Shearwater ( Puffinus auricularis) [version 2]
eBird version 2019:
Townsend's Shearwater ( Puffinus auricularis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Puffinus auricularis auricularis [version 4]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Puffinus auricularis auricularis [version 4]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Puffinus auricularis auricularis [version 4]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Puffinus auricularis auricularis [version 4]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Puffinus auricularis auricularis [version 4]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Puffinus auricularis auricularis [version 4]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Puffinus auricularis auricularis [version 4]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Puffinus auricularis auricularis [version 4]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Puffinus auricularis auricularis [version 4]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Puffinus auricularis auricularis [version 6]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Puffinus auricularis auricularis [version 6]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Puffinus auricularis auricularis [version 4]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Townsend's Shearwater ( Puffinus auricularis) [version 6]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Townsend's Shearwater ( Puffinus auricularis) [version 6]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Townsend's Shearwater ( Puffinus auricularis) [version 6]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Townsend's Shearwater ( Puffinus auricularis) [version 6]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
Townsend's Shearwater ( Puffinus auricularis) [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
Townsend's Shearwater ( Puffinus auricularis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
Townsend's Shearwater ( Puffinus auricularis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
Townsend's Shearwater ( Puffinus auricularis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
Townsend's Shearwater ( Puffinus auricularis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
Townsend's Shearwater ( Puffinus auricularis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
Townsend's Shearwater ( Puffinus auricularis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
Townsend's Shearwater ( Puffinus auricularis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
Townsend's Shearwater ( Puffinus auricularis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
Townsend's Shearwater ( Puffinus auricularis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
Townsend's Shearwater ( Puffinus auricularis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
Townsend's Shearwater ( Puffinus auricularis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
Townsend's Shearwater ( Puffinus auricularis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
Townsend's Shearwater ( Puffinus auricularis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
Townsend's Shearwater ( Puffinus auricularis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Townsend's Shearwater ( Puffinus auricularis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Townsend's Shearwater ( Puffinus auricularis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Townsend's Shearwater ( Puffinus auricularis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Townsend's Shearwater ( Puffinus auricularis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Townsend's Shearwater ( Puffinus auricularis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Townsend's Shearwater ( Puffinus auricularis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Townsend's Shearwater ( Puffinus auricularis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Townsend's Shearwater ( Puffinus auricularis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Townsend's Shearwater ( Puffinus auricularis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Townsend's Shearwater ( Puffinus auricularis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Townsend's Shearwater ( Puffinus auricularis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Townsend's Shearwater ( Puffinus auricularis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Townsend's Shearwater ( Puffinus auricularis) [version 7]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Townsend's Shearwater ( Puffinus auricularis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Townsend's Shearwater ( Puffinus auricularis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Townsend's Shearwater ( Puffinus auricularis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Townsend's Shearwater ( Puffinus auricularis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Townsend's Shearwater ( Puffinus auricularis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Townsend's Shearwater ( Puffinus auricularis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Townsend's Shearwater ( Puffinus auricularis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Townsend's Shearwater ( Puffinus auricularis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Townsend's Shearwater ( Puffinus auricularis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Townsend's Shearwater ( Puffinus auricularis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Townsend's Shearwater ( Puffinus auricularis) [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
Puffinus auricularis [version 4]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
Puffinus puffinus auricularis
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
Townsend's Shearwater ( Puffinus auricularis)
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Puffinus auricularis auricularis [version 4]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Puffinus auricularis

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes nominal subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Puffinus [auricularis or newelli] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms


Catalan: Baldriga de Townsend
Czech: buřňák Townsendův
Danish: Mexicoskråpe
German: Townsendsturmtaucher
English: 'a'o, manx, newell's townsend's shearwater, Townsend's Shearwater, Townsend's Shearwater (Townsend's)
English (IOC): Townsend's Shearwater
Spanish: Pardela de Islas Revillagigedo, pardela de Revillagigedo, Pardela de Townsend
Spanish (Spain): Pardela de Townsend
Spanish (HBW): Townsend's Shearwater
Spanish (Mexico): Pardela de Islas Revillagigedo, pardela de Revillagigedo, Pardela de Townsend
Spanish (Panama): Pardela de Townsend
Estonian: valgelaik-tormilind
Finnish: Meksikonpikkuliitäjä
French: Puffin de Townsend
Hungarian: Towsend-vészmadár
Icelandic: Sílaskrofa
Italian: Berta di Townsend
Japanese: ooseguromizunagidori
Japanese: オオセグロミズナギドリ
Scientific: Puffinus auricularis, Puffinus auricularis auricularis, Puffinus puffinus auricularis
Lithuanian: Taunsendo audronaša
Latvian: Taunsenda vētrasputns
Dutch: Townsend-pijlstormvogel, Townsends Pijlstormvogel
Norwegian Nynorsk: Mexicolire
Norwegian: Mexicolire
Polish: burzyk bialorzytny, burzyk białorzytny
Portuguese: Bobo-de-townsend, pardela-de-townsend
Russian: Таунсендов буревестник
Slovak: víchrovník mexický
Swedish: Townsendlira
Turkish: Townsend Yelkovanı
Ukrainian: Буревісник гавайський
Chinese: 汤氏鹱
Chinese (Traditional): 湯氏鸌

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