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NAMES >> Index >>Loons, penguins, & petrels

IOC English NameScientific NameRangeComments
       
 
ORDER GAVIIFORMES
   
       
Loons (5)
Family Gaviidae
   
Red-throated Loon Gavia stellata  (Pontoppidan, 1763) NA, EU : n North American and n Eurasia  
Black-throated Loon Gavia arctica  (Linnaeus, 1758) EU, NA : n Eurasian, w Alaska  
        G. a. arctica  (Linnaeus, 1758) nw and nc Eurasia  
        G. a. viridigularis  Dwight, 1918 ne Siberis, w Alaska  
Pacific Loon Gavia pacifica  (Lawrence, 1858) NA, EU : ne Siberia, Alaska and n Canada  
Great Northern Loon Gavia immer  (Brünnich, 1764) NA, EU : ne Siberia, Alaska and n Canada  
Yellow-billed Loon Gavia adamsii  (Gray, GR, 1859) NA, EU : n  
       
 
ORDER SPHENISCIFORMES
   
       
Penguins (18)
Family Spheniscidae
   
King Penguin Aptenodytes patagonicus  Miller, JF, 1778 SO : widespread  
Emperor Penguin Aptenodytes forsteri  Gray, GR, 1844 AN : widespread  
Gentoo Penguin Pygoscelis papua  (Forster, JR, 1781) SO : widespread  
        P. p. papua  (Forster, JR, 1781) subantarctic regions  
        P. p. ellsworthi  Murphy, 1947 Antarctic Peninsula to South Sandwich Is.  
Adelie Penguin Pygoscelis adeliae  (Hombron & Jacquinot, 1841) SO, AN : widespread  
Chinstrap Penguin Pygoscelis antarcticus  (Forster, JR, 1781) SO, AN : widespread  
Fiordland Penguin Eudyptes pachyrhynchus  Gray, GR, 1845 AU : s Australia, New Zealand  
Snares Penguin Eudyptes robustus  Oliver, 1953 AU : Snares I, New Zealand  
Erect-crested Penguin Eudyptes sclateri  Buller, 1888 AU : s New Zealand  
Southern Rockhopper Penguin Eudyptes chrysocome  (Forster, JR, 1781) AO, SA : Cape Horn to the Falkland Is;Kerguelen Is.; Subantarctic islands of New Zealand AL, ENG : Change English name of Eudyptes chrysocome to Southern Rockhopper Penguin with inclusion of filholi as ssp (v2.9)
        E. c. chrysocome  (Forster, JR, 1781) Cape Horn to the Falkland Is.  
        E. c. filholi  Hutton, FW, 1879 Kerguelen Is.; Subantarctic islands of New Zealand  
Northern Rockhopper Penguin Eudyptes moseleyi  Mathews & Iredale, 1921 AO, IO : Tristan da Cuhna group, St. Paul Is., Amsterdam Is. AS : Eudyptes moseleyi is split from E. chrysocome (Banks et al 2006, BLI)
Royal Penguin Eudyptes schlegeli  Finsch, 1876 AU : Macquarie I and nearby islets  
Macaroni Penguin Eudyptes chrysolophus  (von Brandt, 1837) SO : AO, IO  
Yellow-eyed Penguin Megadyptes antipodes  (Hombron & Jacquinot, 1841) AU : New Zealand  
Little Penguin Eudyptula minor  (Forster, JR, 1781) AU : s Australia, New Zealand TAX : See Peucker et al. (2009) for analysis of population structures, including deep division into 2 mtDNA lineages, but split of White-flippered Penguin not yet warranted (NZ Checklist 4e)
        E. m. novaehollandiae  (Stephens, 1826) Tasmania, s Australia  
        E. m. iredalei  Mathews, 1911 n North Island (New Zealand)  
        E. m. variabilis  Kinsky & Falla, 1976 s North Island ( New Zealand), Cook Strait  
        E. m. minor  (Forster, JR, 1781) w and s South Island and Stewart Island (New Zealand)  
        E. m. albosignata  Finsch, 1874 e South Island (New Zealand)  
        E. m. chathamensis  Kinsky & Falla, 1976 Chatham Is. (New Zealand)  
African Penguin Spheniscus demersus  (Linnaeus, 1758) AF : c Namibia to se South Africa ENG : Change English name of Spheniscus demersus from Jackass Penguin to African Penguin
Magellanic Penguin Spheniscus magellanicus  (Forster, JR, 1781) SA : c Chile and c Argentina to Cape Horn,  Falkland Is.  
Humboldt Penguin Spheniscus humboldti  Meyen, 1834 SA : n Peru to c Chile  
Galapagos Penguin Spheniscus mendiculus  Sundevall, 1871 SA : Galápagos Islands  
       
 
ORDER PROCELLARIIFORMES
   
       
Albatrosses (21)
Family Diomedeidae
   
Laysan Albatross Phoebastria immutabilis  (Rothschild, 1893) PO : n, c  
Black-footed Albatross Phoebastria nigripes  (Audubon, 1839) PO : n, c  
Waved Albatross Phoebastria irrorata  (Salvin, 1883) PO : Galápagos Is, coastal Ecuador  
Short-tailed Albatross Phoebastria albatrus  (Pallas, 1769) PO : n, c  
Wandering Albatross Diomedea exulans  Linnaeus, 1758 SO : widespread, except New Zealand  
Antipodean Albatross Diomedea antipodensis  Robertson, CJR & Warham, 1992 PO : Antipodes, Campbell and Auckland islands, NZ AS : Diomedea antipodensis is split provisionally from D. exulans Wandering Albatross (Robertson and Warham 1994, Brooke 2004, Onley and Scofield 2007; BLI 1.0, Tennyson 2010, see SACC 388 re case against this split)
        D. a. antipodensis  Robertson, CJR & Warham, 1992 Antipodes and Campbell Is.  
        D. a. gibsoni  Robertson, CJR & Warham, 1992 Auckland Is.  
Amsterdam Albatross Diomedea amsterdamensis  Roux, Jouventin, Mougin, Stahl & Weimerskirch, 1983 IO : Amsterdam Island AS : Diomedea amsterdamensis is split from D. exulans Wandering Albatross (Roux et al. 1983, Robertson & Nunn 1998, Brooke 2004, Onley and Scofield 2007; BLI 1.0); see also Rains et al 2011 for latest genetics
Tristan Albatross Diomedea dabbenena  Mathews, 1929 AO : Tristan da Cuhna group AS : Diomedea dabbenena is split from D. exulans Wandering Albatross (Burg and Croxall 2004, Brooke 2004, Onley and Scofield 2007; BLI 1.0, and others)
Southern Royal Albatross Diomedea epomophora  Lesson, 1825 PO : Campbell and Auckland islands, NZ ENG : Change English name of Diomedea epomophora to Southern Royal Albatross with split of D.sanfordi
Northern Royal Albatross Diomedea sanfordi  Murphy, 1917 PO : Chatham Is, NZ AS : Diomedea sanfordi is split from D.epomophora (Southern) Royal Albatross)(Brooke 2004, BLI 1.0, Onley and Scofield 2007, Tennyson 2010)
Sooty Albatross Phoebetria fusca  (Hilsenberg, 1822) IO, AO : s  
Light-mantled Albatross Phoebetria palpebrata  (Forster, JR, 1785) SO : widespread  
Black-browed Albatross Thalassarche melanophris  (Temminck, 1828) SO : widespread  
Campbell Albatross Thalassarche impavida  Mathews, 1912 PO : Campbell Is, NZ AS : Thalassarche impavida is split from T. melanophris (Black-browed Albatross) (Brooke 2004, BLI, Tennyson 2010, and others)
Shy Albatross Thalassarche cauta  (Gould, 1841) SO : Tasmania, Auckland Is TAX : Thalassarche cauta includes T. steadi White-capped Albatross (Onley & Scofield 2008, Tennyson 2010, contra BLI)
        T. c. cauta  (Gould, 1841) Tasmania  
        T. c. steadi  Falla, 1933 Auckland Is  
Chatham Albatross Thalassarche eremita  Murphy, 1930 PO : Chatham Is, NZ AS : Thalassarche eremita is split from T.cauta Shy Albatross ( Tickell 2000,Brooke 2004, BLI, Tennyson 2010 and others)
Salvin's Albatross Thalassarche salvini  (Rothschild, 1893) IO, PO : Bounty Is, w Snares Is AS : Thalassarche salvini is split from T.cauta Shy Albatross (Tickell 2000, Brooke 2004, BLI, Tennyson 2010, and others)
Grey-headed Albatross Thalassarche chrysostoma  (Forster, JR, 1785) SO : widespread  
Atlantic Yellow-nosed Albatross Thalassarche chlororhynchos  (Gmelin, JF, 1789) AO : Tristan da Cunha group ENG : Change English name of Thalassarche chlororhynchos to Atlantic Yellow-nosed Albatross with split of T.carteri
Indian Yellow-nosed Albatross Thalassarche carteri  (Rothschild, 1903) IO : s TAX : Thalassarche carteri is split from T. chlororhynchos Atlantic Yellow-nosed Albatross (Brooke 2004, BLI 1.0, Onley & Scofield 2007; Tennyson 2010)
Buller's Albatross Thalassarche bulleri  (Rothschild, 1893) PO : New Zealand TAX : Thalassarche bulleri includes T.platei (BLI, Tennyson 2010)
        T. b. bulleri  (Rothschild, 1893) Solander and Snares Is.  
        T. b. platei  (Reichenow, 1898) Three Kings and Chatham Is.  
       
Petrels, Shearwaters (92)
Family Procellariidae
   
Southern Giant Petrel Macronectes giganteus  (Gmelin, JF, 1789) SO, AN : widespread  
Northern Giant Petrel Macronectes halli  Mathews, 1912 SO : widespread  
Northern Fulmar Fulmarus glacialis  (Linnaeus, 1761) NO : widespread  
        F. g. glacialis  (Linnaeus, 1761) ne Canada, n Greenland to Franz Josef Land  
        F. g. auduboni  Bonaparte, 1857 se Canada, s Greenland, Iceland, Scandinavia  
        F. g. rodgersii  Cassin, 1862 e Siberia, Alaska  
Southern Fulmar Fulmarus glacialoides  (Smith, A, 1840) SO, AN : widespread  
Antarctic Petrel Thalassoica antarctica  (Gmelin, JF, 1789) SO, AN : widespread  
Cape Petrel Daption capense  (Linnaeus, 1758) SO, AN : widespread  
        D. c. capense  (Linnaeus, 1758) subantarctic islands, Antarctic Pen.  
        D. c. australe  Mathews, 1913 New Zealand's subantarctic islands  
Snow Petrel Pagodroma nivea  (Forster, G, 1777) SO, AN : widespread  
        P. n. nivea  (Forster, G, 1777) Scotia Arch., Antarctica  
        P. n. major  Schlegel, 1863 South Sandwich Is., Antarctica  SSP : H&M 4: 175. P. n. major Schlegel, 1863 replaces P. n. confusa Mathews, 1912
Blue Petrel Halobaena caerulea  (Gmelin, JF, 1789) SO : widespread  
Broad-billed Prion Pachyptila vittata  (Forster, G, 1777) SO : New Zealand, Tristan da Cunha Island  
Salvin's Prion Pachyptila salvini  (Mathews, 1912) IO : s  
        P. s. salvini  (Mathews, 1912) Prince Edward and Crozet Is.  
        P. s. macgillivrayi  (Mathews, 1912) Amsterdam and St. Paul Is.  
Antarctic Prion Pachyptila desolata  (Gmelin, JF, 1789) SO, AN : widespread  
Slender-billed Prion Pachyptila belcheri  (Mathews, 1912) SO : widespread  
Fairy Prion Pachyptila turtur  (Kuhl, 1820) SO : widespread  
        P. t. turtur  (Kuhl, 1820) Falkland Is, South Georgia, s Indian Ocean, Tasmania, New Zealand offshore islands, Chatham Is.  
        P. t. subantarctica  Oliver, 1955 Antipodes, Snares, Macquarie Is.  
Fulmar Prion Pachyptila crassirostris  (Mathews, 1912) SO : s IO, New Zealand  
        P. c. crassirostris  (Mathews, 1912) Snares, Bounty and Chatham Is. (New Zealand)  
        P. c. pyramidalis  Fleming, CA, 1939 Chatham Is. (New Zealand)  
        P. c. flemingi  Tennyson & Bartle, 2005 Heard and Auckland Is. (New Zealand)  
Kerguelen Petrel Aphrodroma brevirostris  (Lesson, 1831) SO : widespread  
Great-winged Petrel Pterodroma macroptera  (Smith, A, 1840) SO : widespread  
        P. m. macroptera  (Smith, A, 1840) southern islands from Tristan da Cunha to Kerguelen Is., sw Australia  
        P. m. gouldi  (Hutton, FW, 1869) North I. (New Zealand)  
White-headed Petrel Pterodroma lessonii  (Garnot, 1826) SO : widespread  
Atlantic Petrel Pterodroma incerta  (Schlegel, 1863) AO : s  
Providence Petrel Pterodroma solandri  (Gould, 1844) PO : w, n  
Magenta Petrel Pterodroma magentae  (Giglioli & Salvadori, 1868) PO : s  
Murphy's Petrel Pterodroma ultima  Murphy, 1949 PO : sc  
Soft-plumaged Petrel Pterodroma mollis  (Gould, 1844) SO : IO, AO  
Zino's Petrel Pterodroma madeira  Mathews, 1934 AO : ec  
Fea's Petrel Pterodroma feae  (Salvadori, 1900) AO : Cape Verde Is; e Atlantic Ocean  
Desertas Petrel Pterodroma deserta  Mathews, 1934 AO : Desertas Is AS : Pterodroma desertae is split from P. feae (Robb and Mullarney 2008, Jesus et al. 2009)
Bermuda Petrel Pterodroma cahow  (Nichols & Mowbray, 1916) AO : wc ENG : Change English name of Pterodroma cahow from local vernacular Cahow to Bermuda Petrel to conform to worldwide usage
Black-capped Petrel Pterodroma hasitata  (Kuhl, 1820) AO : Cuba and Hispaniola to Martinique  
Jamaican Petrel Pterodroma caribbaea 
†  Carte, 1866
AO : Jamaica EXT : Treated as a full species distinct from P. hasitata following Brooke, 2004
Juan Fernandez Petrel Pterodroma externa  (Salvin, 1875) PO : e  
Vanuatu Petrel Pterodroma occulta  Imber & Tennyson, 2001 PO : sw  
Kermadec Petrel Pterodroma neglecta  (Schlegel, 1863) PO : widespread  
        P. n. neglecta  (Schlegel, 1863) New Zealand to Easter I.  
        P. n. juana  Mathews, 1936 Juan Fernandez, San Ambrosio and San Felix Is. (Chile)  
Herald Petrel Pterodroma heraldica  (Salvin, 1888) PO : sw AS SACC 582 (12/2013) recognizes Herald, Trindade and Henderson Petrels
Trindade Petrel Pterodroma arminjoniana  (Giglioli & Salvadori, 1868) AO,IO : S Atlantic (Trinidade and Martin Vaz Is); Indian Ocean (Round I, Mauritius)  
Henderson Petrel Pterodroma atrata  (Mathews, 1912) PO : se  
Phoenix Petrel Pterodroma alba  (Gmelin, JF, 1789) PO : sw  
Barau's Petrel Pterodroma baraui  (Jouanin, 1964) IO : sw  
Hawaiian Petrel Pterodroma sandwichensis  (Ridgway, 1884) PO : c PHY : See Welch et al 2011 re genetic differentiation between Hawaiian Petrel and Galapagos Petrel
Galapagos Petrel Pterodroma phaeopygia  (Salvin, 1876) PO : c  
Mottled Petrel Pterodroma inexpectata  (Forster, JR, 1844) PO, IO : widespread  
White-necked Petrel Pterodroma cervicalis  (Salvin, 1891) PO : w  
Black-winged Petrel Pterodroma nigripennis  (Rothschild, 1893) PO : w  
Chatham Petrel Pterodroma axillaris  (Salvin, 1893) PO : sw  
Bonin Petrel Pterodroma hypoleuca  (Salvin, 1888) PO : nw  
Gould's Petrel Pterodroma leucoptera  (Gould, 1844) PO : sw  
        P. l. leucoptera  (Gould, 1844) Cabbage Tree and Boondelbah Is. (Australia)  
        P. l. caledonica  Imber & Jenkins, 1981 New Caledonia  
Collared Petrel Pterodroma brevipes  (Peale, 1848) PO : sw  
        P. b. brevipes  (Peale, 1848) Fiji, Cook Is.  
        P. b. magnificens  Bretagnolle & Shirihai, 2010 Banks Is. (n Vanuatu)  
Cook's Petrel Pterodroma cookii  (Gray, GR, 1843) PO : widespread  
De Filippi's Petrel Pterodroma defilippiana  (Giglioli & Salvadori, 1868) PO : e  
Stejneger's Petrel Pterodroma longirostris  (Stejneger, 1893) PO : n, e  
Pycroft's Petrel Pterodroma pycrofti  Falla, 1933 PO : sw  
Mascarene Petrel Pseudobulweria aterrima  (Bonaparte, 1857) IO : w  
St. Helena Petrel Pseudobulweria rupinarum 
†  (Olson, 1975)
AO : St. Helena I. EXT : English name per R. Roe (in litt.)
Tahiti Petrel Pseudobulweria rostrata  (Peale, 1848) PO : sw  
        P. r. rostrata  (Peale, 1848) Marquesas and Society Is.  
        P. r. trouessarti  (Brasil, L, 1917) New Caledonia  
Beck's Petrel Pseudobulweria becki  (Murphy, 1928) PO : New Ireland and the Solomons AS : Pseudobulweria becki is split from P. rostrata (Brooke 2004)
Fiji Petrel Pseudobulweria macgillivrayi  (Gray, GR, 1860) PO : c  
Grey Petrel Procellaria cinerea  Gmelin, JF, 1789 SO : widespread ENG : Change English name of Procellaria cinerea to Grey Petrel to conform to worldwide usage
White-chinned Petrel Procellaria aequinoctialis  Linnaeus, 1758 SO : widespread TAX : See Techow et al 2009 regarding genetic distinction of New Zealand populations P.a.steadi
Spectacled Petrel Procellaria conspicillata  Gould, 1844 SO : widespread TAX : See Ryan 1998 and Techow et al 2009 for documentation on species status
Black Petrel Procellaria parkinsoni  Gray, GR, 1862 PO : c, sw ENG : REVISIT: Australians greatly prefer English name of Black Petrel over Parkinson‘s Petrel for Procellaria parkinsoni; IOC accepted their position.
Westland Petrel Procellaria westlandica  Falla, 1946 PO : sw  
Streaked Shearwater Calonectris leucomelas  (Temminck, 1836) PO : w  
Scopoli's Shearwater Calonectris diomedea  (Scopoli, 1769) AO : Mediterranean Islands AS : Split Scopoli's Shearwater from Cory's Shearwater (Robb & Mullarney 2008, Howell 2012, Sangster et al 2012) 
Cory's Shearwater  Calonectris borealis  (Cory, 1881) AO : Azores, Madeira, Canary and Berllenga islands TAX : Scientific name of Cory's Shearwater changes to Calonectris borealis with split of Scopoli's Shearwater 
Cape Verde Shearwater Calonectris edwardsii  (Oustalet, 1883) AO : e  
Wedge-tailed Shearwater Puffinus pacificus  (Gmelin, JF, 1789) PO, IO : widespread PHY, TAX : Puffinus is polyphyletic; segregate pacifus, bulleri, griseus, tenuirostris, creatopus, carneipes and gravis to Ardenna (Penhallurick & Wink 2004) 
Buller's Shearwater Puffinus bulleri  Salvin, 1888 PO : widespread  
Sooty Shearwater Puffinus griseus  (Gmelin, JF, 1789) Worldwide : widespread  
Short-tailed Shearwater Puffinus tenuirostris  (Temminck, 1836) PO : n, w  
Pink-footed Shearwater Puffinus creatopus  Coues, 1864 PO : e  
Flesh-footed Shearwater Puffinus carneipes  Gould, 1844 PO, IO : widespread  
Great Shearwater Puffinus gravis  (O'Reilly, 1818) AO : widespread  
Christmas Shearwater Puffinus nativitatis  Streets, 1877 PO : w  
Manx Shearwater Puffinus puffinus  (Brünnich, 1764) AO : widespread  
Yelkouan Shearwater Puffinus yelkouan  (Acerbi, 1827) AO : Mediterranean  
Balearic Shearwater Puffinus mauretanicus  Lowe, 1921 AO : e  
Bryan's Shearwater Puffinus bryani  Pyle et al., 2011 PO : n, Bonin Islands NEW : Pyle et al, 2011, NACC 2011-C-4
Black-vented Shearwater Puffinus opisthomelas  Coues, 1864 PO : e  
Townsend's Shearwater Puffinus auricularis  Townsend, CH, 1890 PO : ec, islands off w Mexico  
Newell's Shearwater Puffinus newelli  Henshaw, 1900 PO : Hawaii, Austral Is. AS : Puffinus newelli is split from P. auricularis (Austin 2004, Onley & Scofield 2007); recognized by BLI but not by AOU.
        P. n. newelli  Henshaw, 1900 Hawaii  
        P. n. myrtae  Bourne, 1959 Austral Is.  
Fluttering Shearwater Puffinus gavia  (Forster, JR, 1844) PO : sw  
Hutton's Shearwater Puffinus huttoni  Mathews, 1912 PO : sw  
Audubon's Shearwater Puffinus lherminieri  Lesson, 1839 AO : North Atlantic and Caribbean  
        P. l. lherminieri  Lesson, 1839 West Indies  
        P. l. loyemilleri  Wetmore, 1959 islets off Panama in the sw Caribbean  
Persian Shearwater Puffinus persicus  Hume, 1872 IO : Arabian Sea, Persian Gulf, n Indian Ocean, Comoros. AS : Puffinus persicus (including temptator) is split from P. lherminieri (Austin 2004, Rasmussen & Anderton 2005, Onley & Scofield 2007).
        P. p. persicus  Hume, 1872 Kuriamuria Is. (Oman)  
        P. p. temptator  Louette & Herremans, 1985 Comoro Is.  
Tropical Shearwater Puffinus bailloni  Bonaparte, 1857 IO, PO : Arabian Sea, Persian Gulf, n and tropical Indian Ocean, tropical Pacific Ocean. AS : Puffinus bailloni is split from P. lherminieri (Austin 2004, Onley & Scofield 2007). Under review by BLI.
        P. b. nicolae  Jouanin, 1971 islands of the nw Indian Ocean  
        P. b. colstoni  Shirihai & Christie, 1996 Aldabra I  
        P. b. bailloni  Bonaparte, 1857 Mauritius, Reunion and Europa Is.  
        P. b. dichrous  Finsch & Hartlaub, 1867 Central Pacific Is.  
        P. b. gunax  Mathews, 1930 Vanuatu  
Galapagos Shearwater Puffinus subalaris  Ridgway, 1897 PO : Galápagos Islands AS : Puffinus subalaris is split from P.lherminieri (Austin 2004, Onley & Scofield 2007, SACC 160, NACC 2011-C-3.
Bannerman's Shearwater Puffinus bannermani  Mathews & Iredale, 1915 PO : c  
Heinroth's Shearwater Puffinus heinrothi  Reichenow, 1919 PO : w  
Little Shearwater Puffinus assimilis  Gould, 1838 AO, IO, PO : Sw Pacific, se Indian Ocean and Australasia, Subantarctic New Zealand, Gough and Tristan da Cunha Is. TAX : Puffinus assimilis including P. elegans is redefined to exclude split of P.baroli (Austin 2004)
        P. a. elegans  Giglioli & Salvadori, 1869 Tristan da Cunha, Gough, Chatham and Antipodes Is.  
        P. a. tunneyi  Mathews, 1912 islands off sw Australia  
        P. a. assimilis  Gould, 1838 Lord Howe and Norfolk Is.  
        P. a. haurakiensis  Fleming, CA & Serventy, 1943 ne North I. (New Zealand)  
        P. a. kermadecensis  Murphy, 1927 Kermadec Is.  
Barolo Shearwater Puffinus baroli  (Bonaparte, 1857) AO : Azores, Madeira, Canary Is. AS, ENG : Macaronesian Shearwater Puffinus baroli, is split from Little Shearwater P.assimilis by BOU (Sangster et al 2005, Onley & Scofield 2007) contra Austin (2004); change English name to Barolo Shearwater with split of Boyd‘s Shearwater (IOC 2.8)
Boyd's Shearwater Puffinus boydi  Mathews, 1912 AO : Cape Verde Is. AS : Boyd‘s Shearwater is split from Macaronesian Shearwater (Robb and Mullarney 2008, BOU, Olson 2010)
Bulwer's Petrel Bulweria bulwerii  (Jardine & Selby, 1828) TrO, TO : widespread  
Olson's Petrel Bulweria bifax †  Olson, 1975 AO : St. Helena I. EXT : English name per R. Roe (in litt.)
Jouanin's Petrel Bulweria fallax  Jouanin, 1955 IO : nw  
       
Storm Petrels (25)
Family Hydrobatidae
  TAX, PHY : The subfamilies Hydrobatinae and Oceanitinae may not be sister taxa and could be treated as separate families (Nunn & Stanley 1998; Penhallurick & Wink 2004, Hackett et al. 2008)
Wilson's Storm Petrel Oceanites oceanicus  (Kuhl, 1820) TO, SO : widespread  
        O. o. oceanicus  (Kuhl, 1820) subantarctic islands  
        O. o. exasperatus  Mathews, 1912 Antarctica, South Shetland and South Sandwich Is.  
       O. o. chilensis  Murphy, 1936 Tierra del Fuego. Nonbreeding: n to Chile & Peru

Formerly synonymized with the nominate, now increasingly recognized as a valid taxon (Jaramillo 2009, Palma et al 2012)

Elliot's Storm Petrel Oceanites gracilis  (Elliot, 1859) PO : e ENG : Change English name of Oceanites gracilis from White-vented Storm Petrel to Elliot‘s Storm Petrel to follow SACC, and to avoid confusion with White-bellied Storm Petrel Fregetta grallaria
        O. g. gracilis  (Elliot, 1859) w Pacific from Ecuador to Chile  
        O. g. galapagoensis  Lowe, 1921 Galapagos Is.  
Pincoya Storm Petrel Oceanites pincoyae  Harrison, P et al 2013 PO : Reloncavi Sound, Chile NEW : Pincoya's Storm Petrel is a newly described species (Harrison et a 2013)
Grey-backed Storm Petrel Garrodia nereis  (Gould, 1841) SO : widespread  
White-faced Storm Petrel Pelagodroma marina  (Latham, 1790) TrO, TO : widespread  
        P. m. hypoleuca  (Webb, Berthelot & Moquin-Tandon, 1842) Madeira and Canary Is.  
        P. m. eadesorum  Bourne, 1953 Cape Verde Is.  
        P. m. marina  (Latham, 1790) Tristan da Cunha amd Gough Is.  
        P. m. dulciae  Mathews, 1912 islands off of s Australia  
        P. m. maoriana  Mathews, 1912 Stewart, Auckland, Chatham and other islands of New Zealand  
        P. m. albiclunis  Murphy & Irving, 1951 Kermadec Is.  
White-bellied Storm Petrel Fregetta grallaria  (Vieillot, 1818) SO : widespread  
        F. g. grallaria  (Vieillot, 1818) Admiralty, Lord Howe and Kermadec Is.  
        F. g. leucogaster  (Gould, 1844) Tristan da Cunha, Gough, St. Paul and Amsterdam Is.  
        F. g. segethi  (Philippi & Landbeck, 1860) Juan Fernandez Is. (Chile)  
        F. g. titan  Murphy, 1928 Rapa I. (Austral Is. in French Polynesia)  
Black-bellied Storm Petrel Fregetta tropica  (Gould, 1844) SO : widespread  
        F. t. tropica  (Gould, 1844) circumpolar subantarctic islands  
        F. t. melanoleuca  Salvadori, 1908 Tristan da Cunha and Gough Is.  
New Zealand Storm Petrel Fregetta maoriana  (Mathews, 1932) PO : sw PHY, TAX : Move New Zealand Storm Petrel from Oceanites to Fregetta following Black-bellied Storm Petrel (Robertson et al 2011)
Polynesian Storm Petrel Nesofregetta fuliginosa  (Gmelin, JF, 1789) PO : c  
European Storm Petrel Hydrobates pelagicus  (Linnaeus, 1758) AO : ne  
        H. p. pelagicus  (Linnaeus, 1758) e North Atlantic  
        H. p. melitensis  (Schembri, 1843) Mediterranean Sea  
Least Storm Petrel Oceanodroma microsoma  (Coues, 1864) PO : ne  
Wedge-rumped Storm Petrel Oceanodroma tethys  (Bonaparte, 1852) PO : e  
        O. t. tethys  (Bonaparte, 1852) Galapagos Is.  
        O. t. kelsalli  (Lowe, 1925) coast of Peru  
Band-rumped Storm Petrel Oceanodroma castro  (Harcourt, 1851) PO, AO : c TAX : Band-rumped Storm Petrel comprises five or more species worldwide including cryptic sympatric species that breed at different seasons (Smith et al 2007, Friesen et al 2007, Monteiro et al 2008 )
Monteiro's Storm Petrel Oceanodroma monteiroi  Bolton et al, 2008 AO : Azores NEW : Monteiro‘s Storm Petrel is a newly described cryptic species of "Band-rumped" Storm Petrel (Bolton et al 2008,
Sangster et al 2012);
Cape Verde Storm Petrel Oceanodroma jabejabe  (Barboza du Bocage, 1875) AO : Cape Verde Is NEW : Cape Verde Storm Petrel is a newly described cryptic species of “Band-rumped“ Storm Petrel (Bolton 2007, 
Sangster et al 2012)
Swinhoe's Storm Petrel Oceanodroma monorhis  (Swinhoe, 1867) IO, PO : n IO, w PO  
Leach's Storm Petrel Oceanodroma leucorhoa  (Vieillot, 1818) PO, AO : n, c  
        O. l. leucorhoa  (Vieillot, 1818) coasts of the N Pacific and the N Atlantic  
        O. l. chapmani  von Berlepsch, 1906 Coronados and San Benito Is. (w Mexico)  
        O. l. cheimomnestes  Ainley, 1980 winter breeder on Guadalupe I. (w Mexico)  
        O. l. socorroensis  Townsend, CH, 1890 summer breeder on Guadalupe I. (w Mexico)  
Markham's Storm Petrel Oceanodroma markhami  (Salvin, 1883) PO : e  
Tristram's Storm Petrel Oceanodroma tristrami  Salvin, 1896 PO : nw  
Black Storm Petrel Oceanodroma melania  (Bonaparte, 1854) PO : e  
Guadalupe Storm Petrel Oceanodroma macrodactyla 
†  Bryant, WE, 1887
MA : Guadalupe I., Mexico
Matsudaira's Storm Petrel Oceanodroma matsudairae  Kuroda, 1922 IO, PO : c IO, w PO  
Ashy Storm Petrel Oceanodroma homochroa  (Coues, 1864) PO : ne  
Hornby's Storm Petrel Oceanodroma hornbyi  (Gray, GR, 1854) PO : se  
Fork-tailed Storm Petrel Oceanodroma furcata  (Gmelin, JF, 1789) PO : n PHY : Fork-tailed Storm Petrel may belong with Hydrobates not Oceanodroma (Penhallurick & Wink 2004); AOU retains in Oceanodroma
        O. f. furcata  (Gmelin, JF, 1789) n Kuril, Komandorskiye and Aleutian Is.  
        O. f. plumbea  (Peale, 1848) Alaska to n California  
       
Diving Petrels (4)
Family Pelecanoididae
   
Peruvian Diving Petrel Pelecanoides garnotii  (Lesson, 1828) SA : w coast  
Magellanic Diving Petrel Pelecanoides magellani  (Mathews, 1912) SA : s coasts  
South Georgia Diving Petrel Pelecanoides georgicus  Murphy & Harper, 1916 SO : widespread  
Common Diving Petrel Pelecanoides urinatrix  (Gmelin, JF, 1789) SO : widespread  
        P. u. dacunhae  Nicoll, 1906 Tristan da Cunha and Gough Is.  
        P. u. berard  (Gaimard, 1823) Falkland Is.  
        P. u. urinatrix  (Gmelin, JF, 1789) Tasmania, se Australia, n New Zealand  
        P. u. chathamensis  Murphy & Harper, 1916 Chatham, Snares and Stewart Is (New Zealand)  
        P. u. exsul  Salvin, 1896 South Georgia I. east to Antipodes and Auckland Is.  
        P. u. coppingeri  Mathews, 1912 s Chile