Recently proposed splits for the family Petrels and Allies

Henderson Petrel     Pterodroma atrata
Mathews  1912
se Pacific Ocean: Pitcairn Island
split from: Pterodroma arminjoniana
insert after: Pterodroma arminjoniana
M.d.L. Brooke, G. Rowe & M. LeCroy,
Behavioural and molecular evidence for specific status of light and dark morphs of the Herald Petrel Pterodroma heraldica
Ibis 138, 3 (1996): 420-432
 

MacGillivray's Prion     Pachyptila macgillivrayi
(Mathews)   1912
sc Indian Ocean: Amsterdam Island
split from: Pachyptila salvini
insert after: Pachyptila salvini
Trevor H. Worthy & Pierre Jouventin,
The Fossil Avifauna of Amsterdam Island, Indian Ocean
in: Avian Paleontology at the Close of the 20th Century: Proceedings of the 4th International Meeting of the Society of Avian Paleontology and Evolution, Washington, D.C., 4-7 June 1996, Storrs L. Olson (Ed.), Smithsonian Contributions to Paleobiology 89: 39-65, 1999
 

Spectacled Petrel     Procellaria conspicillata
Gould  1844
s Atlantic Ocean: Inaccessible Island, Tristan da Cunha archipelago
split from: Procellaria aequinoctialis
insert after: Procellaria aequinoctialis
Peter G. Ryan,
The taxonomic and conservation status of the Spectacled Petrel Procellaria conspicillata
Bird Conservation International 8 (1998): 223-235
 

Scopoli's Shearwater     Calonectris diomedea
(Scopoli)   1769
Mediterranean Islands

 

Cory's Shearwater*     Calonectris borealis
(Cory)   1881
Atlantic Islands off Portugal and Morocco: Berlengas, Azores, Canary Islands
split from: Calonectris diomedea
insert after: Calonectris diomedea
P. Heidrich, D. Ristow & M. Wink,
Differenzierung von Gelb- und Schwarzschnabelsturmtauchern (Calonectris diomedea, Puffinus puffinus, P. yelkouan) und Gro▀m÷wen des Silberm÷wenkomplexes (Larus argentatus, L. fuscus, L. cachinnans)
Journal fŘr Ornithologie 137 (1996): 281-294
 

Cape Verde Shearwater*     Calonectris edwardsii
(Oustalet)  1883
Cape Verde Islands
split from: Calonectris diomedea
insert after: Calonectris diomedea
C.J. Hazevoet,
The Birds of the Cape Verde Islands. B.O.U. Check-list 13, 1995
 

Balearic Shearwater      Puffinus mauretanicus
Lowe   1921
Spain: Balearic Islands (breeding); Mediterranean basin, coasts of nw Africa, w,nw Europe (post-breeding)
split from: Puffinus puffinus
insert after: Puffinus puffinus
C.R. Altaba,
La sistemÓtica i la conservaciˇ de la biodiversitat: El cas de les baldritges (Puffinus)
Anuari Ornitol˛gic de les Balears 8 (1993): 3-1
 

Cape Verde Little Shearwater*     Puffinus boydi
Mathews  1912
Cape Verde Islands
split from: Puffinus assimilis
insert after: Puffinus assimilis
C.J. Hazevoet,
The Birds of the Cape Verde Islands. B.O.U. Check-list 13, 1995
 

Wandering Albatross*     Diomedea exulans
Linnaeus   1758
s Atlantic Ocean: South Georgia; s Indian Ocean: Crozet Islands, Kerguelen Islands, Heard Island; s Pacific Ocean: Macquarie Island, Marion Island, Prince Edward Island

The remaining, monotypic form
 

Tristan Albatross*     Diomedea dabbenena
Mathews  1929
s Atlantic Ocean: Tristan da Cunha, viz. Gough Island & Inaccessible Island
split from: Diomedea exulans
insert after: Diomedea exulans
C.J.R. Robertson & G.B. Nunn,
Towards a new taxonomy for albatrosses
in: Proceedings First International Conference on the Biology and Conservation of Albatrosses, G. Robertson & R.Gales (eds), Surrey Beatty & Sons, Chipping Norton, 13-19, 1998
 

Antipodean Albatross*     Diomedea antipodensis
Robertson & Warham  1992
s Pacific Ocean: Antipodes Island & Campbell Island off sw New Zealand
split from: Diomedea exulans
insert after: Diomedea dabbenena
C.J.R. Robertson & G.B. Nunn,
Towards a new taxonomy for albatrosses
in: Proceedings First International Conference on the Biology and Conservation of Albatrosses, G. Robertson & R.Gales (eds), Surrey Beatty & Sons, Chipping Norton, 13-19, 1998
 

Gibson's Albatross*     Diomedea gibsoni
Robertson & Warham  1992
s Pacific Ocean: Auckland Islands, viz. Adams Island, Disappointment Island & Auckland Island off s New Zealand
split from: Diomedea exulans
insert after: Diomedea antipodensis
C.J.R. Robertson & G.B. Nunn,
Towards a new taxonomy for albatrosses
in: Proceedings First International Conference on the Biology and Conservation of Albatrosses, G. Robertson & R.Gales (eds), Surrey Beatty & Sons, Chipping Norton, 13-19, 1998
 

Southern Royal Albatross     Diomedea epomophora
Lesson   1825
s Pacific Ocean: Campbell Island off sw New Zealand, Auckland Islands, viz. Adams Island & Auckland Island; s Indian Ocean: Enderby Island

The remaining, monotypic form
 

Northern Royal Albatross*     Diomedea sanfordi
Murphy  1917
s Pacific Ocean: Chatham Islands e of New Zealand; s New Zealand: Taiaroa Head, near Dunedin, South Island
split from: Diomedea epomophora
insert after: Diomedea gibsoni
C.J.R. Robertson & G.B. Nunn,
Towards a new taxonomy for albatrosses
in: Proceedings First International Conference on the Biology and Conservation of Albatrosses, G. Robertson & R.Gales (eds), Surrey Beatty & Sons, Chipping Norton, 13-19, 1998
 

Black-browed Albatross    Thalassarche melanophris
(Temminck)   1828
s Atlantic Ocean: Falkland Islands, South Georgia; Chile: Diego Ramirez Island & Ildefonso Island, Crozet Islands; Kerguelen Islands; Heard Island; McDonald Islands; Macquarie Island; New Zealand: Bollons Island, Campbell Island, Snares Island

The remaining, monotypic form
 

Campbell Albatross*     Thalassarche impavida
(Mathews)  1912
s Pacific Ocean: Campbell Island off sw New Zealand
split from: Thalassarche melanophrys
insert after: Thalassarche melanophrys
C.J.R. Robertson & G.B. Nunn,
Towards a new taxonomy for albatrosses
in: Proceedings First International Conference on the Biology and Conservation of Albatrosses, G. Robertson & R.Gales (eds), Surrey Beatty & Sons, Chipping Norton, 13-19, 1998
 

Buller's Albatross     Thalassarche bulleri
Rothschild   1893
s Pacific Ocean: Snares Island, Solander and Little Solander Islands

The remaining, monotypic form
 

Pacific Albatross*     Thalassarche platei
(Reichenow)  1898
s Pacific Ocean: Chatham Islands e of New Zealand, Three Kings Island off n New Zealand
split from: Thalassarche bulleri
insert after: Thalassarche bulleri
C.J.R. Robertson & G.B. Nunn,
Towards a new taxonomy for albatrosses
in: Proceedings First International Conference on the Biology and Conservation of Albatrosses, G. Robertson & R.Gales (eds), Surrey Beatty & Sons, Chipping Norton, 13-19, 1998
 

Shy Albatross     Thalassarche cauta
(Gould)   1841
s Australia: Albatross Island, Mewstone & Pedra Branca off Tasmania

The remaining form
 

White-capped Albatross*     Thalassarche steadi
Falla  1933
s Pacific Ocean: Auckland Islands, viz. Adams Island, Disappointment Island, Auckland Island & Bollons Island
split from: Thalassarche cauta
insert after: Thalassarche cauta
C.J.R. Robertson & G.B. Nunn,
Towards a new taxonomy for albatrosses
in: Proceedings First International Conference on the Biology and Conservation of Albatrosses, G. Robertson & R.Gales (eds), Surrey Beatty & Sons, Chipping Norton, 13-19, 1998
 

Salvin's Albatross*     Thalassarche salvini
(Rothschild)   1893
s Pacific Ocean: Bounty Island & Snares Island, s of New Zealand; s Indian Ocean: Crozet Islands
split from: Thalassarche cauta
insert after: Thalassarche steadi
C.J.R. Robertson & G.B. Nunn,
Towards a new taxonomy for albatrosses
in: Proceedings First International Conference on the Biology and Conservation of Albatrosses, G. Robertson & R.Gales (eds), Surrey Beatty & Sons, Chipping Norton, 13-19, 1998
 

Chatham Albatross*     Thalassarche eremita
(Murphy)   1930
s Pacific Ocean: Chatham Islands e of New Zealand
split from: Thalassarche cauta
insert after: Thalassarche salvini
C.J.R. Robertson & G.B. Nunn,
Towards a new taxonomy for albatrosses
in: Proceedings First International Conference on the Biology and Conservation of Albatrosses, G. Robertson & R.Gales (eds), Surrey Beatty & Sons, Chipping Norton, 13-19, 1998
 

Atlantic Yellow-nosed Albatross     Thalassarche chlororhynchos
(Gmelin)   1789
s Atlantic Ocean: Tristan da Cunha, Gough Island & Prince Edward Island

The remaining form
 

Indian Yellow-nosed Albatross*     Thalassarche bassi
(Mathews)  1912
s Indian Ocean: Kerguelen Islands, Crozet Islands, Amsterdam Island & St. Paul Island
split from: Thalassarche chlororhynchos
insert after: Thalassarche chlororhynchos
C.J.R. Robertson & G.B. Nunn,
Towards a new taxonomy for albatrosses
in: Proceedings First International Conference on the Biology and Conservation of Albatrosses, G. Robertson & R.Gales (eds), Surrey Beatty & Sons, Chipping Norton, 13-19, 1998

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