Balearic shearwater

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The Balearic shearwater – Puffinus mauretanicus – is a migratory mid-sized shearwater of Type – seabird, Family Procellariidae and Order Procellariiformes. It is found in the E Atlantic offshore of W Europe, and the W Mediterranean, and in the AWB Region it found in the coastal waters across N Africa from the Atlantic coast of NW Morocco to NW Egypt.

Type - seabird - noisy colonies, nests on island cliffs, burrows or caves, nocturnal when breeding, 
Summer Habitat - Balearic islands, 
Winter Habitat - pelagic, feeds in flocks, typically in the W Mediterranean but also extends into the Atlantic up to GB,

Order:	Procellariiformes
Family:	Procellariidae
Genus:	Puffinus

Species -	Puffinus mauretanicus
Balearic shearwater - Species - ebird.org
Balearic shearwater - Species sheet - wikipedia.org
Balearic shearwater - Birds - birdwatchireland.ie
Balearic shearwater - Species - soundapproach.co.uk
Balearic shearwater - Sounds & Maps - xeno-canto.org

Additional Material...
Balearic shearwater - Images - google.com
Balearic shearwater - Video - youtube.com
Balearic shearwater - Datazone - birdlife.org

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