Yelkouan shearwater (Puffinus yelkouan)

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Yelkouan shearwater fact file

Yelkouan shearwater description

KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassAves
OrderProcellariiformes
FamilyProcellariidae
GenusPuffinus (1)

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Yelkouan shearwater status

The Yelkouan shearwater is classified as Vulnerable (VU) on the IUCN Red List (1).

IUCN Red List species status – Vulnerable

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References

  1. IUCN Red List (August, 2012)
    http://www.iucnredlist.org
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Yelkouan shearwater taking off from water  
Yelkouan shearwater taking off from water

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