Hawaiian Shearwaters

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The Hawaiian Shearwaters (Puffinus newelli) are seabirds that are inhabit several of the Hawaiian islands and the surrounding waters.

Outside the breeding season, they disperse into the tropical Pacific Ocean, south and east into the waters of the Equatorial Counter Current. They have been recorded as far west as the Mariana Islands (south of Japan and north of New Guinea).

They are more commonly called: "Newell's Shearwater."

To learn more about these birds, please visit the Newell's Shearwater's species page.


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