Christmas Shearwater (Puffinus nativitatis)


Also known as Christmas Island Shearwater or Black Shearwater


Where and When

Nests on islands of the Hawaiian Leeward Chain, Marshall Islands, Line Islands, Phoenix Islands, Marquesas Island, Johnston Atoll, Rapa Island in the Austral Group, the Gambier Islands, Ile de Paques in the Society Islands, the Pitcairn Group and on Easter Island.

Photographs on the web

Nesting adults and chicks From Midway in the Hawaiian Islands. Photographer unknown.


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