Black-vented Shearwater (Puffinus opisthomelas) - HBW 1, p. 255
French: Puffin culnoir
German: Schwarzsteiß Sturmtaucher
Spanish: Pardela Culinegra
Taxonomy: Puffinus opisthomelas Coues, 1864, Cape San Lucas, Baja California.
Sometimes considered race of P. puffinus. Monotypic.
Distribution: Islands off W coast of Baja California.
- Near Threatened Enlarge map
Flocks taking flight on the approach of a boat. Locality San Benito Islands, Baja California Sur State, Mexico (Northern) (Monotypic species)
Greg Baker 10 April 2013 1 year ago 20 sec 4
A bird flying very fast over the sea Locality Anacapa Island, Ventura County, California, USA (United States) (Monotypic species)
Peter Fraser 30 September 2004 6 years ago 18 sec 2.8
Part of a raft stretching a ~1/2 mile parallel to the beach just behind the surf zone and containing 1000's of birds. Locality Ventura, Ventura County, California, USA (United States) (Monotypic species)
Don DesJardin 19 August 2014 2 hours ago ADDED TODAY! 36 sec 0
picture taken in the Loreto National Park, close to Isla del Carmen - a lot of birds feeding on a big fish swarm
Locality Baja California Sur State, Mexico (Northern)
Thore Noernberg 12 March 2012 2 years ago 3.6
In flight, showing underwing and vent
Locality Monterey, Monterey County, California, USA (United States)
ben lascelles 17 January 2009 4 years ago 3.3
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