Petrels and Shearwaters (Procellariidae)

Great Shearwater (Puffinus gravis) - HBW 1, p. 253

French: Puffin majeur German: Großer Sturmtaucher Spanish: Pardela Capirotada
Other common names: Greater Shearwater

Taxonomy: Procellaria Gravis O'Reilly, 1818, Cape Farewell and Staten Hook to Newfoundland.
May form superspecies with P. creatopus and P. carneipes. Monotypic.

Distribution: Nightingale and Inaccessible Is (Tristan da Cunha), Gough I; Kidney I (Falkland Is).

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