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Rapa Shearwater

Puffinus myrtae Bourne, 1959

Order:
  Procellariiformes
Family:
  Procellariidae
Genus:
  Puffinus

Scientific:
  Puffinus myrtae

Citation:
  Bourne, 1959

Reference:
  Emu 59 p.212,213

Protonym:
  Puffinus assimilis myrtae

Avibase ID:
  869D13F7BC3C166A

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/869D13F7

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 824997


CRITICALLY ENDANGERED

Geographic range:

  • Puffinus myrtae: Rapa I. (Austral Islands)
English:
Rapa Shearwater
Spanish:
Pardela de Rapa
French:
Puffin rapa
Japanese:
rapaseguromizunagidori
Japanese:
ラパセグロミズナギドリ
Dutch:
Rapapijlstormvogel
Norwegian:
rapalire
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Rapalire
Polish:
burzyk polinezyjski
Slovak:
víchrovník rapský
Swedish:
rapalira
Chinese:
拉帕鹱


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Rapa Shearwater ( Puffinus myrtae) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Newell's Shearwater (myrtae) ( Puffinus newelli myrtae)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Newell's Shearwater (myrtae) ( Puffinus newelli myrtae)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Newell's Shearwater (myrtae) ( Puffinus newelli myrtae)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Rapa Shearwater ( Puffinus myrtae) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Rapa Shearwater ( Puffinus myrtae) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Rapa Shearwater ( Puffinus myrtae) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Rapa Shearwater ( Puffinus myrtae) [version 6]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Puffinus assimilis myrtae
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Puffinus assimilis myrtae
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Puffinus assimilis myrtae
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Puffinus assimilis myrtae
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Puffinus assimilis myrtae
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Puffinus assimilis myrtae
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Puffinus assimilis myrtae
Clements 6th edition:
Puffinus assimilis myrtae
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Puffinus assimilis myrtae
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Puffinus assimilis myrtae
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Puffinus auricularis myrtae [version 2]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Puffinus auricularis myrtae [version 2]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Puffinus auricularis myrtae [version 2]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Puffinus auricularis myrtae [version 2]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Puffinus auricularis myrtae [version 2]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Puffinus auricularis myrtae [version 2]
Clements, version 2015:
Rapa Shearwater ( Puffinus myrtae) [version 2]
Clements, version 2016:
Rapa Shearwater ( Puffinus myrtae) [version 2]
Clements, version 2017:
Rapa Shearwater ( Puffinus myrtae) [version 2]
Clements, version 2018:
Rapa Shearwater ( Puffinus myrtae) [version 2]
Clements, version 2019:
Rapa Shearwater ( Puffinus myrtae) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
Townsend's Shearwater (myrtae) ( Puffinus auricularis myrtae) [version 2]
eBird version 1.52:
Townsend's Shearwater (myrtae) ( Puffinus auricularis myrtae) [version 2]
eBird version 1.53:
Townsend's Shearwater (Rapa Island) ( Puffinus auricularis myrtae) [version 2]
eBird version 1.54:
Townsend's Shearwater (Rapa Island) ( Puffinus auricularis myrtae) [version 2]
eBird version 1.55:
Townsend's Shearwater (Rapa Island) ( Puffinus auricularis myrtae) [version 2]
eBird version 2015:
Rapa Shearwater ( Puffinus myrtae) [version 2]
eBird version 2016:
Rapa Shearwater ( Puffinus myrtae) [version 2]
eBird version 2017:
Rapa Shearwater ( Puffinus myrtae) [version 2]
eBird version 2018:
Rapa Shearwater ( Puffinus myrtae) [version 2]
eBird version 2019:
Rapa Shearwater ( Puffinus myrtae) [version 2]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Puffinus assimilis myrtae [version 4]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Puffinus assimilis myrtae [version 4]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Puffinus assimilis myrtae [version 4]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Puffinus assimilis myrtae [version 4]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Puffinus assimilis myrtae [version 4]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Puffinus assimilis myrtae [version 4]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Puffinus assimilis myrtae [version 4]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Puffinus assimilis myrtae [version 4]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Puffinus assimilis myrtae [version 4]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Puffinus auricularis myrtae [version 6]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Puffinus auricularis myrtae [version 6]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Puffinus assimilis myrtae [version 4]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Puffinus newelli myrtae [version 6]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Puffinus newelli myrtae [version 6]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Puffinus newelli myrtae [version 6]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Puffinus newelli myrtae [version 6]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Puffinus newelli myrtae [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Puffinus newelli myrtae [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Puffinus newelli myrtae [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Puffinus newelli myrtae [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Puffinus newelli myrtae [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Puffinus newelli myrtae [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Puffinus newelli myrtae [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Puffinus newelli myrtae [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Puffinus newelli myrtae [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Puffinus newelli myrtae [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Puffinus newelli myrtae [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Rapa Shearwater ( Puffinus myrtae) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Rapa Shearwater ( Puffinus myrtae) [version 7]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Rapa Shearwater ( Puffinus myrtae) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Rapa Shearwater ( Puffinus myrtae) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Rapa Shearwater ( Puffinus myrtae) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Rapa Shearwater ( Puffinus myrtae) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Rapa Shearwater ( Puffinus myrtae) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Rapa Shearwater ( Puffinus myrtae) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Rapa Shearwater ( Puffinus myrtae) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Rapa Shearwater ( Puffinus myrtae) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Rapa Shearwater ( Puffinus myrtae) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Rapa Shearwater ( Puffinus myrtae) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Rapa Shearwater ( Puffinus myrtae) [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
Puffinus assimilis myrtae
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Puffinus assimilis myrtae [version 4]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Puffinus newelli myrtae

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes a subspecies)

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

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Other synonyms


English: Newell's Shearwater (myrtae), Rapa Shearwater, Townsend's Shearwater (myrtae), Townsend's Shearwater (Rapa Island)
English (IOC): Rapa Shearwater
Spanish: Pardela de Rapa
Spanish (Spain): Pardela de Rapa
Spanish (HBW): Rapa Shearwater
French: Petit Puffin (myrtae), Petit Puffin (race myrtae), Puffin de Newell (myrtae), Puffin rapa
Japanese: rapaseguromizunagidori
Japanese: ラパセグロミズナギドリ
Scientific: Puffinus assimilis myrtae, Puffinus auricularis myrtae, Puffinus munda myrtae, Puffinus myrtae, Puffinus newelli myrtae
Dutch: Puffinus myrtae, Rapapijlstormvogel
Norwegian Nynorsk: Rapalire
Norwegian: rapalire
Polish: burzyk polinezyjski
Slovak: víchrovník rapský
Swedish: rapalira
Chinese: 拉帕鹱
Chinese (Traditional): 拉帕鸌

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