Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Shearwaters and Petrels :: Persian Shearwater
Persian Shearwater Puffinus persicus
Described by: Hume (1873)
Alternate common name(s): None known by website authors
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors
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RangeW. Indian Ocean;
Breeding grounds are poorly known, but known to breed on Socotra Is. Presumed to be on the Kuria Muria Is. off s. Oman (Dhofar).
Ranges Arabian Sea region from s. Red Sea and Gulf of Aden to Gulf of Oman off s. Arabian Peninsula to the Strait of Hormuz and the Persian Gulf, Iran, Pakistan (Karachi) and nw. India and off e. Africa from Ethiopia to Somalia, Kenya and e. Madagascar.
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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
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