Category: Pacific Ocean

Wedge-tailed Shearwater (Puffinus pacificus)

[order] PROCELLARIIFORMES | [family] Procellariidae | [latin] Puffinus pacificus | [authority] Gmelin, 1789 | [UK] Wedge-tailed Shearwater | [FR] Puffin fouquet | [DE] Keilschwanz-Sturmtaucher | [ES] Pardela del Pacifico | [NL] Wigstaartpijlstormvogel Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Region Range Puffinus pacificus PO, IO widespread Genus Until recently the shearwaters were devided in two genera Calonectris and […]

Westland Petrel (Procellaria westlandica)

[order] PROCELLARIIFORMES | [family] Procellariidae | [latin] Procellaria westlandica | [authority] Falla, 1946 | [UK] Westland Petrel | [FR] Puffin du Westland | [DE] Westland-Sturmvogel | [ES] Pardela de Westland | [NL] Westlandstormvogel Subspecies Monotypic species Genus The Procellaria petrels represent a group of large and bulky seabirds that can be placed between the shearwaters […]

Tristrams Storm-petrel (Oceanodroma tristrami)

[order] PROCELLARIIFORMES | [family] Hydrobatidae | [latin] Oceanodroma tristrami | [authority] Salvin, 1896 | [UK] Tristrams Storm-petrel | [FR] Oceanite de Tristram | [DE] Tristam-Wellenlaufer | [ES] Paino de Tristram | [NL] Tristrams Stormvogeltje Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Region Range Oceanodroma tristrami PO nw Genus Storm-petrels are rather small and often dark colored tubenoses with […]

Waved Albatross (Phoebastria irrorata)

[order] PROCELLARIIFORMES | [family] Diomedeidae | [latin] Phoebastria irrorata | [authority] Salvin, 1883 | [UK] Waved Albatross | [FR] Albatros des Galapagos | [DE] Galapagosalbatros | [ES] Albatros de las Galapagos | [NL] Galapagosalbatros Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Region Range Phoebastria irrorata PO Galpagos Is, coastal Ecuador Genus Albatrosses are the ‘largest’ birds in terms […]

Southern Royal Albatross (Diomedea epomophora)

[order] PROCELLARIIFORMES | [family] Diomedeidae | [latin] Diomedea epomophora | [authority] Lesson, 1825 | [UK] Southern Royal Albatross | [FR] Albatros royal | [DE] Konigsalbatros | [ES] Albatros real | [NL] Koningsalbatros Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Region Range Diomedea epomophora PO Campbell and Auckland islands, NZ Genus Albatrosses are the ‘largest’ birds in terms of […]

Stejnegers Petrel (Pterodroma longirostris)

[order] PROCELLARIIFORMES | [family] Procellariidae | [latin] Pterodroma longirostris | [authority] Stejneger, 1893 | [UK] Stejnegers Petrel | [FR] Petrel de Stejneger | [DE] Stejneger-Sturmvogel | [ES] Petrel de Mas Afuera | [NL] Stejnegers Stormvogel Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Region Range Pterodroma longirostris PO n, e Genus Genus Pterodroma, Pseudobulweria and Aphrodroma are also knwon […]

Streaked Shearwater (Calonectris leucomelas)

[order] PROCELLARIIFORMES | [family] Procellariidae | [latin] Calonectris leucomelas | [authority] Temminck, 1835 | [UK] Streaked Shearwater | [FR] Puffin leucomele | [DE] Weissgesicht-Sturmtaucher | [ES] Pardela Canosa | [NL] Gestreepte Pijlstormvogel Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Region Range Calonectris leucomelas PO w Genus Until recently the shearwaters were devided in two genera Calonectris and Puffinus, […]

Tahiti Petrel (Pseudobulweria rostrata)

[order] PROCELLARIIFORMES | [family] Procellariidae | [latin] Pseudobulweria rostrata | [authority] Peale, 1848 | [UK] Tahiti Petrel | [FR] Petrel de Tahiti | [DE] Tahiti-Sturmvogel | [ES] Petrel de Tahiti | [NL] Tahiti-stormvogel Subspecies Monotypic species Genus Genus Pterodroma, Pseudobulweria and Aphrodroma are also knwon as the Gadfly Petrels. They vary in size from rather […]

Townsends Shearwater (Puffinus auricularis)

[order] PROCELLARIIFORMES | [family] Procellariidae | [latin] Puffinus auricularis | [authority] Townsend, 1890 | [UK] Townsends Shearwater | [FR] Puffin de auricularis | [DE] Townsend-Sturmtaucher | [ES] Pardela de Townsend | [NL] Townsends Pijlstormvogel Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Region Range Puffinus auricularis PO ec, islands off w Mexico Genus Until recently the shearwaters were devided […]

Short-tailed Shearwater (Puffinus tenuirostris)

[order] PROCELLARIIFORMES | [family] Procellariidae | [latin] Puffinus tenuirostris | [authority] Temminck, 1835 | [UK] Short-tailed Shearwater | [FR] Puffin a bec grele | [DE] Kurzschwanz-Sturmtaucher | [ES] Pardela de Tasmania | [NL] Dunbekpijlstormvogel Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Region Range Puffinus tenuirostris PO n, w Genus Until recently the shearwaters were devided in two genera […]