Balearic ShearwaterThe subspecies of the Manx Shearwater Puffinus puffinus breeding in the Balearic Islands. It has the scientific name P.p. mauretanicus, the British breeding subspecies being P.p. puffinus. The Balearic subspecies is a regular autumn visitor to the English Channel.
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From Peter Weaver's Birdwatcher's Dictionary
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