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Class Aves
Order Procellariiformes
Family Procellariidae

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Procellariidae—Shearwaters and Fulmars

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Fulmars and shearwaters are oceanic birds almost never seen inland.

Fulmarus glacialis (Linnaeus 1761)—Northern FulmarRegional Pleistocene distribution of Fulmarus glacialis

Sites.

Rancholabrean: San Pedro Lumber Yard (Jefferson 1991a).

Sangamon: San Pedro Lumber Co. (Jefferson 1991a)

Wisconsin: Zuma Creek (Jefferson 1991a).

Mid/late Wisconsin: San Miguel Island (Guthrie 1998).

Literature. Guthrie 1998; Jefferson 1991a.

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Puffinus griseus Gmelin 1789—Sooty ShearwaterRegional Pleistocene distribution of Puffinus griseus

Sites.

Rancholabrean: San Pedro Lumber Yard (Jefferson 1991a).

Sangamon: Lincoln Ave (Howard 1936); Pacific Ave. and Olive St., San Pedro (Jefferson 1991a); San Pedro Lumber Co. (Jefferson 1991a).

Wisconsin: Zuma Creek (Jefferson 1991a).

Mid/late Wisconsin: San Miguel Island (Guthrie 1998).

Literature. Guthrie 1998; Howard 1936; Jefferson 1991a.

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Puffinus opisthomelas Coues 1864—Black-vented ShearwaterRegional Pleistocene distribution of Puffinus opisthomelas

Sites.

Rancholabrean: San Pedro Lumber Yard (Jefferson 1991a).

Sangamon: Lincoln Ave (Howard 1936); San Pedro Lumber Co. (Jefferson 1991a).

Wisconsin: Zuma Creek (Jefferson 1991a).

Mid/late Wisconsin: San Miguel Island (Guthrie 1998).

Literature. Guthrie 1998; Howard 1936; Jefferson 1991a.

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Puffinus tenuirostris (Temminck 1835)—Short-tailed ShearwaterRegional Pleistocene distribution of Puffinus tenuirostris

Sites.

Mid/late Wisconsin: San Miguel Island (Guthrie 1998).

Literature. Guthrie 1998.

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Last Update: 11 Mar 2014