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Levantine shearwater
Puffinus yelkouan (Acerbi, 1827)
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Order:
  Procellariiformes
Family:
  Procellariidae
Genus:
  Puffinus

Scientific:
  Puffinus yelkouan

Citation:
  (Acerbi, 1827)

Reference:
  BibliotecaItal. 47 p.297

Protonym:
  Procellaria Yelkouan

Avibase ID:
  FD97EC1E6EB57033

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/FD97EC1E

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 562599


VULNERABLE

Geographic range:

  • Puffinus yelkouan: Breeds central and e Mediterranean islands
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Levantine shearwater
Czech:
  buřňák středomořský
German:
  Mittelmeer-Sturmtaucher
Danish:
  Middelhavs-skråpe
Spanish:
  Pardela Mediterránea
Finnish:
  idänpikkuliitäjä
French:
  Puffin yelkouan
Icelandic:
  Stormskrofa
Italian:
  Berta minore
Japanese:
  chichuukaimizunagidori
Japanese:
  チチュウカイミズナギドリ
Dutch:
  Yelkouanpijlstormvogel
Norwegian:
  Middelhavslire
Polish:
  burzyk sródziemnomorski
Portuguese:
  Pardela do Mediterrâneo
Russian:
  Левантский буревестник
Slovak:
  víchrovník hnedastý
Swedish:
  medelhavslira
Chinese:
  地中海鹱


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
   Yelkouan Shearwater ( Puffinus yelkouan)
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
   Yelkouan Shearwater ( Puffinus yelkouan)
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
   Yelkouan Shearwater ( Puffinus yelkouan)
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
   Yelkouan Shearwater ( Puffinus yelkouan)
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
   Yelkouan Shearwater ( Puffinus yelkouan)
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
   Yelkouan Shearwater ( Puffinus yelkouan)
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   Levantine shearwater ( Puffinus yelkouan) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Levantine shearwater ( Puffinus yelkouan) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   Levantine shearwater ( Puffinus yelkouan) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   Levantine shearwater ( Puffinus yelkouan) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   Levantine shearwater ( Puffinus yelkouan) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   Levantine shearwater ( Puffinus yelkouan) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
   Levantine shearwater ( Puffinus yelkouan) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
   Yelkouan Shearwater ( Puffinus yelkouan) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
   Yelkouan Shearwater ( Puffinus yelkouan) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
   Yelkouan Shearwater ( Puffinus yelkouan) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
   Yelkouan Shearwater ( Puffinus yelkouan) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
   Yelkouan Shearwater ( Puffinus yelkouan) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
   Yelkouan Shearwater ( Puffinus yelkouan) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
   Yelkouan Shearwater ( Puffinus yelkouan) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
   Yelkouan Shearwater ( Puffinus yelkouan) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
   Yelkouan Shearwater ( Puffinus yelkouan) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
   Yelkouan Shearwater ( Puffinus yelkouan) [version 6]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
   Yelkouan Shearwater ( Puffinus yelkouan) [version 6]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
   Yelkouan Shearwater ( Puffinus yelkouan) [version 6]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
   Yelkouan Shearwater ( Puffinus yelkouan) [version 6]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
   Yelkouan Shearwater ( Puffinus yelkouan) [version 6]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
   Yelkouan Shearwater ( Puffinus yelkouan) [version 6]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
   Puffin yelkouan ( Puffinus yelkouan)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
   Puffin yelkouan ( Puffinus yelkouan) [version 4]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
   Levantine Shearwater ( Puffinus yelkouan)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
   Levantine Shearwater ( Puffinus yelkouan)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
   Levantine Shearwater ( Puffinus yelkouan)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
   Levantine Shearwater ( Puffinus yelkouan)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
   Levantine Shearwater ( Puffinus yelkouan)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
   Levantine Shearwater ( Puffinus yelkouan)
Clements 6th edition:
   Levantine Shearwater ( Puffinus yelkouan)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
   Levantine Shearwater ( Puffinus yelkouan)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
   Levantine Shearwater ( Puffinus yelkouan)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
   Levantine Shearwater ( Puffinus yelkouan) [version 2]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
   Levantine Shearwater ( Puffinus yelkouan) [version 2]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
   Levantine Shearwater ( Puffinus yelkouan) [version 2]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
   Levantine Shearwater ( Puffinus yelkouan) [version 2]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
   Levantine Shearwater ( Puffinus yelkouan) [version 2]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
   Levantine Shearwater ( Puffinus yelkouan) [version 2]
Clements, version 2015:
   Yelkouan Shearwater ( Puffinus yelkouan) [version 2]
Clements, version 2016:
   Yelkouan Shearwater ( Puffinus yelkouan) [version 2]
Clements, version 2017:
   Yelkouan Shearwater ( Puffinus yelkouan) [version 2]
Clements, version 2018:
   Yelkouan Shearwater ( Puffinus yelkouan) [version 2]
eBird version 1.50:
   Levantine Shearwater ( Puffinus yelkouan) [version 2]
eBird version 1.52:
   Levantine Shearwater ( Puffinus yelkouan) [version 2]
eBird version 1.53:
   Levantine Shearwater ( Puffinus yelkouan) [version 2]
eBird version 1.54:
   Levantine Shearwater ( Puffinus yelkouan) [version 2]
eBird version 1.55:
   Levantine Shearwater ( Puffinus yelkouan) [version 2]
eBird version 2015:
   Yelkouan Shearwater ( Puffinus yelkouan) [version 2]
eBird version 2016:
   Yelkouan Shearwater ( Puffinus yelkouan) [version 2]
eBird version 2017:
   Yelkouan Shearwater ( Puffinus yelkouan) [version 2]
eBird version 2018:
   Yelkouan Shearwater ( Puffinus yelkouan) [version 2]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
    Puffinus puffinus yelkouan [version 4]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
   Yelkouan Shearwater ( Puffinus yelkouan) [version 4]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
   Yelkouan Shearwater ( Puffinus yelkouan) [version 4]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
   Yelkouan Shearwater ( Puffinus yelkouan) [version 4]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
   Yelkouan Shearwater ( Puffinus yelkouan) [version 4]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
   Yelkouan Shearwater ( Puffinus yelkouan) [version 4]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
   Yelkouan Shearwater ( Puffinus yelkouan) [version 4]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
   Yelkouan Shearwater ( Puffinus yelkouan) [version 4]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
   Yelkouan Shearwater ( Puffinus yelkouan) [version 4]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
   Yelkouan Shearwater ( Puffinus yelkouan) [version 4]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
    Puffinus yelkouan yelkouan [version 6]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
    Puffinus yelkouan yelkouan [version 6]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
    Puffinus yelkouan yelkouan [version 4]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
   Yelkouan Shearwater ( Puffinus yelkouan) [version 6]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
   Yelkouan Shearwater ( Puffinus yelkouan) [version 6]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
   Yelkouan Shearwater ( Puffinus yelkouan) [version 6]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
   Yelkouan Shearwater ( Puffinus yelkouan) [version 6]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
   Yelkouan Shearwater ( Puffinus yelkouan)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
   Yelkouan Shearwater ( Puffinus yelkouan)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
   Yelkouan Shearwater ( Puffinus yelkouan) [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
   Yelkouan Shearwater ( Puffinus yelkouan) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
   Yelkouan Shearwater ( Puffinus yelkouan) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
   Yelkouan Shearwater ( Puffinus yelkouan) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
   Yelkouan Shearwater ( Puffinus yelkouan) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
   Yelkouan Shearwater ( Puffinus yelkouan) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
   Yelkouan Shearwater ( Puffinus yelkouan) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
   Yelkouan Shearwater ( Puffinus yelkouan) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
   Yelkouan Shearwater ( Puffinus yelkouan) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
   Yelkouan Shearwater ( Puffinus yelkouan) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
   Yelkouan Shearwater ( Puffinus yelkouan) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
   Yelkouan Shearwater ( Puffinus yelkouan) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
   Yelkouan Shearwater ( Puffinus yelkouan) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
   Yelkouan Shearwater ( Puffinus yelkouan) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
   Yelkouan Shearwater ( Puffinus yelkouan) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
   Yelkouan Shearwater ( Puffinus yelkouan) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
   Yelkouan Shearwater ( Puffinus yelkouan) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
   Yelkouan Shearwater ( Puffinus yelkouan) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
   Yelkouan Shearwater ( Puffinus yelkouan) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
   Yelkouan Shearwater ( Puffinus yelkouan) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
   Yelkouan Shearwater ( Puffinus yelkouan) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
   Yelkouan Shearwater ( Puffinus yelkouan) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
   Yelkouan Shearwater ( Puffinus yelkouan) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
   Yelkouan Shearwater ( Puffinus yelkouan) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
   Yelkouan Shearwater ( Puffinus yelkouan) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
   Yelkouan Shearwater ( Puffinus yelkouan) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
   Yelkouan Shearwater ( Puffinus yelkouan) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
   Yelkouan Shearwater ( Puffinus yelkouan) [version 7]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
   Yelkouan Shearwater ( Puffinus yelkouan) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
   Yelkouan Shearwater ( Puffinus yelkouan) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
   Yelkouan Shearwater ( Puffinus yelkouan) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
   Yelkouan Shearwater ( Puffinus yelkouan) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
   Yelkouan Shearwater ( Puffinus yelkouan) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
   Yelkouan Shearwater ( Puffinus yelkouan) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
   Yelkouan Shearwater ( Puffinus yelkouan) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
   Yelkouan Shearwater ( Puffinus yelkouan) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
   Yelkouan Shearwater ( Puffinus yelkouan) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
   Yelkouan Shearwater ( Puffinus yelkouan)
James Lee Peters (original):
    Puffinus puffinus yelkouan [version 4]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
    Puffinus puffinus yelkouan
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
   Mediterranean Shearwater ( Puffinus yelkouan)
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Puffinus yelkouan [version 4]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Puffinus yelkouan

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes nominal subspecies)

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

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Other synonyms

Afrikaans: Yelkouanse Pylstormvoël
Bulgarian: Обикновен буревестник, Средиземноморски буревестник
Breton: An tort yelkovan
Catalan: Baldriga mediterrània, Virot de llevant
Catalan (Balears): Virot de llevant
Czech: buřňák středomořský
Welsh: Aderyn-drycin Môr y Canoldir
Danish: Ægæerskråpe, Middelhavsskråpe, Middelhavs-skråpe
German: Mittelmeer Sturmtaucher, Mittelmeersturmtaucher, Mittelmeer-Sturmtaucher, Schwarzschnabelsturmtaucher-yelkouan
Greek: Θαλασσόμυχος, Μύχος, Μύχος (της Μεσογείου)
Greek (Cypriot): Θαλασσόμυχος
English: Levantine shearwater, Mediterranean Shearwater, Yelkouan Mediterranean Shearwater, Yelkouan Shearwater
English (IOC): Yelkouan Shearwater
Spanish: Pardela Mediterránea, Pardela Yelkouan
Spanish (Spain): Pardela Mediterránea
Spanish (HBW): Pardela mediterránea
Estonian: Vahemere tormilind
Basque: Baldriga mediterrània, Gabai mediterranearra
Finnish: idänpikkuliitäjä, idänpikkuliitäjä (levantinliitäjä)
French: Puffin de Méditerranée, Puffin yelkouan
Irish: Cánóg Mheánmhuirí
Galician: Baldriga mediterrània, Furabuchos mediterráneo
Hebrew: יסעור מצוי
Croatian: Mala gregula
Hungarian: bukdosó vészmadár
Icelandic: Stormskrofa
Italian: Berta minore, Berta minore mediterranea
Japanese: chichuukaimizunagidori, himemizunagidori
Japanese: チチュウカイミズナギドリ, ヒメミズナギドリ
Georgian: პატარა ქარიშხალა, ხმელთაშუაზღვის ქარიშხალა
Kazakh: Кіші дауылпаз
Latin: Procellaria Yelkouan, Puffinus puffinus yelkouan, Puffinus yelkouan, Puffinus yelkouan yelkouan
Lithuanian: Jūrinis pufinas, Viduržeminė audronaša
Latvian: Vidusjūras vētrasputns
Macedonian: Мал завој
Moldavian: Furtunar, Ielcovan estic
Maltese: Garnija
Dutch: Ostmediterrane vale pijlstormvogel, Vale pijlstormvogel, Yelkouanpijlstormvogel
Norwegian Nynorsk: Middelhavslire
Norwegian: Middelhavslire
Polish: burzyk sródziemnomorski, Burzyk śródziemnomorski
Portuguese: Fura-bucho do Mediterrâneo, fura-bucho-do-mediterrâneo, Pardela do Mediterrâneo
Portuguese (Portugal): Fura-bucho-do-mediterrâneo
Romansh: tempestella mediterrana
Romanian: Ielcovan estic
Russian: Левантский буревестник, Обыкновенный буревестник, Средиземноморский буревестник
Slovak: víchrovník hnedastý
Slovenian: crnokljuni viharnik, sredozemski viharnik
Albanian: Lajmëtari i vogëli furtunës
Serbian: Mali zovoj, Зовој
Swedish: Levantlira, Medelhavslira
Turkish: Siyah-gagalı Yelkuvan, Yelkovan
Ukrainian: Буревісник малий, Малий буревісник
Chinese: 地中海鹱
Chinese (Traditional): 葉庫安鸌, 黎凡替鸌

 

         

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