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Shearwater, Streaked
Bird Info
Bird Info
Conservation status
Scientific Name:
Calonectris leucomelas
Africa, Asia, Australasia, Australia, British Columbia, California, Canada, China, East Timor, Global, Hong Kong, India, IndoChina, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, KwaZulu Natal Province, Malaysia, Maldives, Melanesia, Micronesia, Middle East, North America, Oregon, PakistanIndiaBanghladesh, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Russia, Singapore, Solomon Islands, South Africa, Southern Africa, Sri Lanka, Taiwan Read more
Related Reading
Brooke (2004) estimated the global population to number c.3,000,000 individuals, while national population estimates include: c.100-10,000 breeding pairs, c.50-1,000 individuals on migration and c.50-1,000 wintering individuals in China; c.100,000-1,000,000 breeding pairs, c.10,000 individuals on m ...
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This species is pelagic, but also occurs in inshore waters. It occurs in the Pacific Ocean, nesting in Japan and many of its offshore islands. After breeding, the Streaked Shearwater migrates toward southern Australia. It has been reported well off the west coast of the United States and from the Southern coast of India.[ 1] [unreliable source ] ...
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