Cape Verde, Cape Verde Shearwater (Calonectris edwardsii), Breeding migrant

Summary

Species which nest only in the archipelago of Cape Verde. The largest colonies are located in Brava Island and the islets Raso and Branco, but also nests in small numbers on the islands Santiago, Santo Antão and Sao Nicolau. The conservation status is Near Threatened.

Conservation status

Endangered (1993)
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Phenology

Endemic
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This petrel breeds from March to November.

Abundance

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The Cape Verde breeding population is estimated up to 10000 pairs.

Habitat

Occurs in the marine area of Cape Verde and nests in the Brava, Santiago, Santo Antão and Sao Nicolau islands and Branco and Raso islets.

Threats

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