Petrels and Shearwaters (Procellariidae)

Short-tailed Shearwater (Puffinus tenuirostris) - HBW 1, p. 254

French: Puffin à bec grêle German: Kurzschwanz Sturmtaucher Spanish: Pardela de Tasmania
Other common names: Slender-billed Shearwater/Petrel, Tasmanian Muttonbird

Taxonomy: Procellaria tenuirostris Temminck, 1835, seas north of Japan and shores of Korea.
Monotypic.

Distribution: Tasmania and S Australia (bulk of population in SE).