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Cape Verde shearwater


[Wikipedia] Cape Verde shearwater


Calonectris edwardsii (Oustalet, 1883) / Cape Verde Shearwater

The Cape Verde shearwater, or cagarra locally, is a medium-large shearwater, a seabird in the petrel family Procellariidae. It is endemic to the Cape Verde archipelago of Macaronesia in the Atlantic Ocean, off the coast of West Africa.
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