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Shearwater, Short-tailed
Bird Info
Bird Info
Conservation status
Scientific Name:
Ardenna tenuirostris
Alaska, Asia, Australasia, Australia, Brazil, British Columbia, California, Canada, Central America and Caribbean, Central America excluding Mexico, Costa Rica, Florida, Global, Hong Kong, IndoChina, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Maldives, Melanesia, Mexico, Micronesia, New Zealand, North America, Northwest Territories, Nunavut, Oregon, Pakistan, PakistanIndiaBanghladesh, Papua New Guinea, Polynesia, Russia Read more
Related Reading
Brooke (2004) estimated the global population to number > c.23,000,000 individuals, while national population estimates include: < c.1,000 individuals on migration in Taiwan; >c.1,000 individuals on migration in Japan and >c.1,000 individuals on migration in Russia (Brazil 2009). ...
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This species appears to be related to the New Zealand muttonbird and the Great Shearwater, all blunt-tailed, black-billed species, but its precise relationships are obscure (Austin, 1996; Austin et al., 2004). These are among the larger species of shearwater which might belong into a separate genus, Ardenna (Penhallurick & Wink, 2004). ...
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