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.
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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 week ago ADDED LAST MONTH 20 sec 3.7
A bird flying very fast over the sea Locality Anacapa Island, Ventura County, California, USA (United States) (Monotypic species)
Peter Fraser 30 September 2004 5 years ago 18 sec 2.8
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 44 weeks ago 3.3
In flight, showing underwing and vent
Locality Monterey, Monterey County, California, USA (United States)
ben lascelles 17 January 2009 3 years ago 3
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