Yelkouan shearwater

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The Yelkouan Shearwater – Puffinus yelkouan – is a mid-sized migratory shearwater of Type – seabird, Family Procellariidae and Order Procellariiformes. It is native to the Mediterranean where it breeds on islands and coastal cliffs. Outside of the breeding season it is pelagic around the Mediterranean and the Black Sea. As noted above any AWB Country bordering these seas will have the opportunity to view this species offshore.

Type - seabird - colonial, burrows, nocturnal,
Summer Habitat - islands and coastal cliffs around the Mediterranean,
Winter Habitat - pelagic Mediterranean and Black Seas

Order:	Procellariiformes
Family:	Procellariidae
Genus:	Puffinus

Species -	Puffinus yelkouan
Yelkouan Shearwater - Species - ebird.org
Yelkouan Shearwater - Species sheet - wikipedia.org
Yelkouan Shearwater - Species - soundapproach.co.uk
Yelkouan Shearwater - Seabirds - ciesm.org
Yelkouan Shearwater - Sounds & Maps - xeno-canto.org

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

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