Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Shearwaters and Petrels :: Cape Verde Petrel

Cape Verde Petrel Pterodroma feae

Described by: Salvadori (1899)
Alternate common name(s): Fea's Petrel, Cape Verde Island Petrel, Gon-Gon
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


near Isles of Scilly, England - Sep 5, 2004 © Glen Tepke  near Isles of Scilly, England - Sep 5, 2004 © Glen Tepke 
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C. e. Atlantic Ocean;
Desertas Is. (Bugio Is.) sw. of Madeira Is., in the Cape Verde Is. (Santo Antao, Sao Nicolau, Fogo, Sao Tiago Is.) and Porto Santo Is. May also nest in the Azores.
Disperses into the ec. Atlantic and along the coast of nw. Africa (Morocco, Mauritania, Senegal, Gambia, Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia).


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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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