|Large numbers of Cape Verde Shearwaters Calonectris edwards off Santo Antão, Cape Verde Islands, in July 2005|
van Horssen, P.W. (2005). Large numbers of Cape Verde Shearwaters Calonectris edwards off Santo Antão, Cape Verde Islands, in July 2005. Atlant. Seabirds 7(3): 121-126
In: Atlantic Seabirds. Nederlandse Zeevogelgroep/Seabird Group and Dutch Seabird Group: Sandy, Bedfordshire. ISSN 1388-2511, more
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During systematic sea watching in the period 20-27 July 2005 at Ponta do Sol, Santo Antão, Cape Verde Islands, a total of 6653 Cape Verde Shearwaters Calonectris edwardsii were counted. Largest numbers were counted 2-2.5 hours before sunset. Main flight direction was east. Numbers of Cape Verde Shearwaters were low 1-1.5 hours after sunrise, with the main flight direction being west.