Cape Verde shearwater

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The Cape Verde Shearwater – Calonectris edwardsii – is a mid-sized Atlantic shearwater of Type – seabird, Family Procellariidae and Order Procellariiformes. It is endemic to, and breeds only in, the Cape Verde Islands, outside of the breeding season it is pelagic over a limited area to the S of the Cape Verde Islands. In the AWB Region it is recorded as Accidental in Morocco. Note there is a large difference between Xeno-canto and Birdlife maps showing the winter range for this species, this text refers to the Xeno-canto range.

Type - seabird - colonial, nests in cliff hollows, or protected by large rocks, 
Breeding Habitat - only breeds in the Cape Verde Islands, 
Winter Habitat - pelagic only in a limited area to the S of the Cape Verde Islands, also offshore waters of Senegal,

Order:	Procellariiformes
Family:	Procellariidae
Genus:	Calonectris

Species -	Calonectris edwardsii
Cape Verde Shearwater - Species - ebird.org
Cape Verde Shearwater - Species sheet - wikipedia.org
Cape Verde Shearwater - Species - soundapproach.co.uk
Cape Verde Shearwater - Feeding Ecology - birdlife.org
Cape Verde Shearwater - Sounds & Maps - xeno-canto.org

Additional Material...
Cape Verde Shearwater - Images - google.com
Cape Verde Shearwater - Video - youtube.com
Cape Verde Shearwater - Datazone - birdlife.org

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