Rhipornis

(syn. Puffinus Ϯ Manx Shearwater P. puffinus) Gr. ῥιπη rhipē  rapid flight, rushing motion  < ῥιπτω rhiptō  to throw; ορνις ornis, ορνιθος ornithos  bird; "6  Rhipornis B.  (Puffinus Briss.)" (Billberg 1828).

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Recommended citation
Jobling, J. A. (2018). Key to Scientific Names in Ornithology. In: del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A., Sargatal, J., Christie, D.A. & de Juana, E. (eds.) (2018). Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona. (retrieved from www.hbw.com on 19 December 2018).