Scientific Name: Ardenna pacifica
Malay Name: Itik-itik Dahi Putih
Chinese Name: 楔尾鹱
Breeding Range: (PO, IO) widespread
Local Subspecies: –
Identification: Dark morph with dark brown plumage throughout, distinguished from Short-tailed Shearwater by longer toe extension past tail and proportionally longer bill to head ratio. Pale morph with dark brown upperparts, from regionally expected (but still unrecorded) Streaked Shearwater by lack of white on face and presence of black borders on leading edge of the underwing.
Habitat: Open seas
Behaviour/Ecology: Flight direct, consisting of rapid wing beats interspersed between long glides.
Local Status: Vagrant
Conservation Status: Least Concern (IUCN 3.1)
Location: Typically a pelagic species, but both local records were of grounded birds. The first at Woodlands on 22 June 1998, the second record at Bishan Ang Mo Kio Park on 23 June 2021.