|Bannerman's Shearwater Puffinus bannermani
- Adult in flight from above|
|Photographer :|| © John & Jemi Holmes |
|Location :||Iwo Islands,Japan|
Early May 2015|
|English synonyms:||Bonin Shearwater, Audubon's Shearwater, Tropical Shearwater|
|Bird Family :||Procellariinae - Fulmars, Petrels, Prions & Shearwaters |
|Bird Group :||CICONIIFORMES |
|Red Data Status :||Unspecified|
|Taxonomic Notes :||Monotypic species endemic to Japan, breeding on the Ogasawara (Bonin) and Iwo Jima (Volcano) Islands.
Formerly treated as conspecific with Audubon's Shearwater Puffinus lherminieri. By some authorities treated as a subspecies of Tropical Shearwater Puffinus bailloni.
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