Tropical Shearwater

Puffinus bailloni - Puffin de Baillon

Puffin de Baillon
Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Procellariiformes

  • Family
    :

    Procellariidés

  • Genus
    :

    Puffinus

  • Species
    :

    bailloni

Descriptor

Bonaparte, 1857

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 33 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 64 à 74 cm.
  • Weight
    : 2 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Tropical Shearwater (Puffinus bailloni) is a species of bird in the Procellariidae family.

Subspecific information 5 subspecies

  • Puffinus bailloni bailloni (Mauritius, Réunion and Europa Is.)
  • Puffinus bailloni nicolae (islands of the nw Indian Ocean)
  • Puffinus bailloni colstoni (Aldabra I)
  • Puffinus bailloni dichrous (Central Pacific Is.)
  • Puffinus bailloni gunax (Vanuatu)

Foreign names

  • Puffin de Baillon,
  • Pardela tropical,
  • Pardela-de-audubon,
  • Schuppensturmtaucher,
  • *Audubon-vészmadár,
  • Baillons Kleine Pijlstormvogel,
  • Berta di Baillon,
  • Tropiklira,
  • Nymfelire,
  • víchrovník tropický,
  • Østlig Tropeskråpe,
  • tropiikkiliitäjä,
  • baldriga de Baillon,
  • burzyk tropikalny,
  • 热带鹱,
  • 熱帶鸌〔馬斯克林鸌〕,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Marine Neritic : Pelagic, Subtidal Rock and Rocky Reefs, Subtidal Loose Rock/pebble/gravel, Subtidal Sandy, Subtidal Sandy-Mud, Macroalgal/Kelp, Seagrass (Submerged) ; Marine Oceanic : Epipelagic (0-200m), Mesopelagic (200-1000m) ; Marine Coastal/Supratidal : Sea Cliffs and Rocky Offshore Islands

Geographic range

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