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Alternative name: Cape Verde Islands Shearwater

Calonectris edwardsii


  • Brownish upperparts
  • White underparts
  • Dark brown mantle and hindneck
  • Dark brown head
  • Grey bill


Breeds in the Cape Verde Islands.


This is a monotypic species[1].


Open seas.



It nest in hollows in cliffs and offshore rocks.


  1. Clements, JF. 2009. The Clements Checklist of Birds of the World. 6th ed., with updates to December 2009. Ithaca: Cornell Univ. Press. ISBN 978-0801445019.
  2. BirdLife International

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