Slender-billed shearwater

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 . These are among the larger species of shearwater which might belong into a separate genus, Ardenna .

Picture of the Slender-billed shearwater has been licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution.
Original source: Mike Baird from Morro Bay, USACamera location
Author: Mike Baird from Morro Bay, USACamera location

The Slender-billed shearwater is classified as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.

Aspects of the topic slender-billed shearwater are discussed in the following places at Britannica. Assorted References * importance to humans (in procellariiform (bird): Importance to humans) ...where bird populations have survived, people have continued to harvest the eggs, the plump young birds (at fledging time), or both. More

slender-billed shearwater of Australia, P. tenuirostris, which also migrates over the entire Pacific, is a game bird known also as muttonbird or Tasmanian squab. The two fulmars, one of the North Atlantic and the other, the silver-gray fulmar, of antarctic regions, have thick, stubby yellow bills. Shearwaters are classified in the phylum Chordata Chordata (kôrdā`tə,–dä`–) ..... Click the link for more information. , subphylum Vertebrata, class Aves, order Procellariiformes, family Procellariidae. More

The slender-billed shearwater of Australia, Puffinus tenuirostris, which migrates... Search for books related to your query at Search Now: Welcome · Advertising · Terms of Use · © 2009 Bartleby. More

Order : Procellariiformes
Family : Procellariidae
Genus : Puffinus
Species : tenuirostris
Authority : (Temminck, 1835)