Up to 83cm
Invasive predators, bycatch and pollution.
More coastal than other shearwaters. Flight close to the surface with short wing beats.
Present all year round. Most abundant in post-breeding concentrations (Aug. – Oct.) for feeding and moulting.
Nests on burrows and cliffs in the Balearic Islands.
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