Definition of Puffinus puffinus

1. Noun. Small black-and-white shearwater common in the northeastern Atlantic.

Exact synonyms: Manx Shearwater
Generic synonyms: Shearwater



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Puffinus Puffinus

Puducherry
Puebla
Puebla de Zaragoza
Pueblan
Pueblans
Puebloan
Puebloans
Pueraria
Pueraria lobata
Puerto Rican
Puerto Rican Sign Language
Puerto Rican Virgin Islands
Puerto Ricans
Puerto Rico
Puffinus
Puffinus puffinus
Puget Sound
Pugh
Pughe
Pugin
Puginesque
Puglia
Pujunan
Puka Inti
Pula
Pulex
Pulex irritans
Puli
Pulicaria
Pulicaria dysenterica

Literary usage of Puffinus puffinus

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1. The Auk: Quarterly Journal of Ornithology by American Ornithologists' Union, Nuttall Ornithological Club (1917)
"... is most different from puffinus puffinus, the type of the genus Puffinus Brisson, and at first sight seems to be well differentiated generically; ..."

2. Check-list of North American Birds by American Ornithologists' Union (1910)
"... Horn and Cape of Good Hope; occurs off the eastern coast of North America from June to November. [puffinus puffinus (BRUNNICH). Manx Shearwater. [90. ..."

3. A Hand-book to the Birds of Great Britain by Richard Bowdler Sharpe (1897)
"GENUS PUFFINUS. Puffinus, Briss. Orn. vi. p. 131 (1760). Type, P. puffinus (Linn.). In these Petrels the tarsus is distinctly compressed, with its anterior ..."

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