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Audubon's Shearwater

Puffin d'Audubon

Puffinus lherminieri

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Birds of North America

Life, Habitat & Pictures of the Audubon's Shearwater

B L W W W Family Latin Name
12" 30.5cm 27" 68.6cm 6oz 170.1g Procellariidae Puffinus lherminieri

  • Summer
  • Year Around
  • Winter
Audubon's Shearwater

Distribution: The Audubon's Shearwater is a smaller member of the shearwater family. This black and white seabird can be seen in the Atlantic Ocean on the eastern side of the North American continent off the coast of Massachusetts, southward to the southern tip of Florida, into the Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean Sea, as well as around the West Indies Islands, then reaching eastward out into the ocean, preferring tropical waters.

References to Other Bird Sites:

Avibase - the world bird database

ABA - American Birding Association

AOS - The American Ornitholgy Society

ABC - American Bird Conservancy

eBird - TheCornellLab of Ornithology

NA - National Geographic

NAC - National Audubon Society

Classic Collection of North American Birds