Norman Ratcliffe1 and Christophe Barbraud2
1British Antarctic Survey, High Cross, Madingley Road, Cambridge, UK. CB3 0ET; e-mail email@example.com
2Centre d’Etudes Biologiques de Chize´, CNRS UPR 1934, 79360 Villiers en Bois, France
Abstract: A Great Shearwater (Puffinus gravis), observed and photographed 52 km WSW of Tofino, B.C., on 2010 September 13, represents the first confirmed sighting of this species for the province.
Key words: British Columbia, extralimital occurrence, Great Shearwater, Puffinus gravis
Ratcliffe, N. and C. Barbraud. 2010. The first confirmed record of Great Shearwater Puffinus gravis for British Columbia. British Columbia Birds 20:44.
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