Puffinus newelli

Newell's Shearwater or Hawaiian Shearwater is a seabird belonging to the genus Puffinus in the family Procellariidae. It belongs to a confusing group of shearwaters which are difficult to identify and whose classification is controversial. It was formerly treated as a subspecies of the Manx Shearwater and is now often placed in Townsend's Shearwater . It is endemic to the Hawaiian Islands as a breeding bird. Its population is declining and it is classed as an endangered species by BirdLife International. It is known in Hawaiian as the ʻaʻo.

The Puffinus newelli is classified as Endangered (EN), considered to be facing a very high risk of extinction in the wild.

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Order : Procellariiformes
Family : Procellariidae
Genus : Puffinus
Species : newelli
Authority : Henshaw, 1900