Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Shearwaters and Petrels :: Balearic Shearwater

Balearic Shearwater Puffinus mauretanicus

Described by: Lowe (1921)
Alternate common name(s): None known by website authors
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors

Photographs

Le Croisic, Loire-Atlantique, Pays de La Loire, France - Sep 16, 2001 © Alain Fossť  Le Croisic, Loire-Atlantique, Pays de La Loire, France - Sep 16, 2001 © Alain Fossť  Le Croisic, Loire-Atlantique, Pays de La Loire, France - Sep 16, 2001 © Alain Fossť  Le Croisic, Loire-Atlantique, Pays de La Loire, France - Sep 29, 2001 © Alain Fossť  Le Croisic, Loire-Atlantique, Pays de La Loire, France - Sep 26, 2004 © Alain Fossť 
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Range

W. Mediterranean Sea, ne. Atlantic Ocean and North Sea;
Nests in the Balearic Is. and possibly on Islas Chafarinas off Morocco.
Disperses in the Mediterranean off e. Spain and Morocco and out onto the Atlantic along the coasts of w. Morocco and w. Europe (Spain, Portugal and n. to France, English Channel and rarely into the w. North Sea).

Videos

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Sounds

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References

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

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