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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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  • van Horssen, P.W.

Abstract
    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.

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