Bulletin of The British Ornithologists' Club 1995 115:75-87
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A new species of Puffinus shearwater from the western Indian Ocean

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Plate
1.
Top,
Puffinus
atrodorsalis
holotype;
DXSM
no.
36093,
adult,
Durban,
South
Africa,
20
January
1987.
Middle,
P.
atrodorsalis;
BMNH
no.
1866.7.21.10,
juvenile,
Reunion.
Bottom,
P.
Iherminieri
bailloni;
BMNH
no.
1969.5.1,
adult,
Reunion.
Note
heavier
bill
and
darker,
more
extensive
pectoral
patches
than
in
atrodorsalis.