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Bannerman's Shearwater Puffinus bannermani   - Adult in flight from above
Bannerman's Shearwater
Photographer : © John & Jemi Holmes
Location :Iwo Islands,Japan
Date : Early May 2015
English synonyms:Bonin Shearwater, Audubon's Shearwater, Tropical Shearwater
Bird Family :Procellariinae - Fulmars, Petrels, Prions & Shearwaters
Red Data Status :Unspecified
Remarks :
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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