Manx shearwater

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The Manx Shearwater – Puffinus puffinus is a mid-sized Atlantic shearwater of Type – seabird, Family Procellariidae and Order Procellariiformes. It breeds on both sides of the N Atlantic and outside of the breeding season it is pelagic over the Atlantic Ocean from the Arctic to offshore S America and the Falklands. In the AWB Region, the nearest breeding colonies are found in the Canary islands, and outside of the breeding season it can be found in Atlantic offshore waters from Gibraltar to Mauritania.

Type - seabird - colonial, nocturnal nesters in burrows on small islands, 
Summer Habitat - Islands of the N Atlantic, 
Winter Habitat - pelagic Atlantic Ocean, offshore S America,

Order:	Procellariiformes
Family:	Procellariidae
Genus:	Puffinus

Species -	Puffinus puffinus
Manx Shearwater - Species - ebird.org
Manx Shearwater - Species sheet - wikipedia.org
Manx Shearwater - Species - welshwildlife.org
Manx Shearwater - Birds - birdwatchireland.ie
Manx Shearwater - Sounds & Maps - xeno-canto.org

Additional Material...
Manx Shearwater - Images - google.com
Manx Shearwater - Video - youtube.com
Manx Shearwater - Datazone - birdlife.org

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