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Puffinus nativitatis

Christmas Shearwater

  • Order: Procellariiformes
  • Family: Procellariidae

Authors: Ramos-Ordoñez, M.F., C. Rodríguez-Flores, C. Soberanes-González & M.C. Arizmendi

Conservation

Conservation status

Globally it is considered a Least Concern species. Population trends have not been quantified, however it is thought that the population remains stable. In Mexico is not under any protection category. Use programs are unknown for this species. Studies are needed about its ecology, reproductive biology and food to promote its conservation.

Effects of human activity on populations

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Recommended Citation

Ramos-Ordoñez, M.F., C. Rodríguez-Flores, C. Soberanes-González & M.C. Arizmendi. 2010. Christmas Shearwater (Puffinus nativitatis), Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Ithaca: Cornell Lab of Ornithology; retrieved from Neotropical Birds Online: http://neotropical.birds.cornell.edu/portal/species/overview?p_p_spp=102396