Texas Pelagics

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Wedge-tailed Shearwater

by | Jun 15, 2022

* Wedge-tailed Shearwater Ardenna pacifica

Texas Coastal / Offshore Status: One documented record, 16 June 2022 by Justin LeClaire. 

Distribution: Widespread in tropical Pacific and Indian Oceans.

Never Seen on Texas Pelagic trip. Accidental in Texas.
* Texas Review Species, requiring written or photographic documentation to TBRC.

(4) Howell, N.G. Steve, Petrels, Albatrosses & Storm-Petrels of North America, A Photographic Guide, 2012

Seasonal Occurrence Graph

Texas Pelagics Sightings Distribution

This map shows the geographic distribution of Wedge-tailed Shearwater found in Offshore Texas (and Gulf of Mexico)
Click on the box in the upper left of the map to view the map legend.
Click on each sighting symbol and the data label will appear showing the time, date and the number of birds seen.
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