Fea's Petrel

Pterodroma feae (Salvadori, 1899)

Summary

Pelagic species with a small population (actual nº. in the order of 3000 individuals) and has a large distribution area, however the area in which it nests is rather small.
Migratory species, nesting in some of the Atlantic islands, mainly in Macaronesia (Desertas and Cape Verde), mostly in burrows dugged in the soil and wintering at sea in the North Atlantic Ocean.
The evolution trend of the global population is an increasing one.

Global conservation status

Near Threatened (IUCN ver. 3.1, 2010)
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Common names

  • Fea's Petrel

Subspecies

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Behavior

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Flight

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Habitat

It nests in some Atlantic islands, mainly in Macaronesia (Desertas and in Cape Verde), mostly in burrows dugged in the soil but also in hollows on rocky slopes. It winters in the sea in the North Atlantic Ocean.

Feed

Presumably feeds on fish, squid and crustaceans.

Breeding

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Predators

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Threats

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