Manx Shearwater (Puffinus puffinus)
Order: Procellariformes | Family: Procellariidae | IUCN Status: Least Concern
Loc. Crossley ID Guide
Loc. S California
Loc. Ilha Bela, Brazil
Loc. North Florida, USA
Status: The Manx Shearwater is considered a vagrant species in pelagic waters of south and central Peru on the basis of documented sight records. It also occurs in Ch and Br.
Name in Spanish: Pardela Pichoneta.
Sub-species: Manx Shearwater (Puffinus puffinus), Brünnich, 1764.
Meaning of Name: Puffinus puffinus, Puffinus: English name Puffin (c. 1508), applied to the cured carcass of a nestling shearwater.
Generally silent at sea.