Definition of Puffinus puffinus
1. Noun. Small black-and-white shearwater common in the northeastern Atlantic.
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Literary usage of Puffinus puffinus
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
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 ..."