Tag: shearwater

  • Cape Verde Shearwater (Calonectris edwardsii)

    For many years the the Cape Verde Shearwater (Calonectris edwardsii) and Cory’s Shearwater were viewed as one, but after extensive research, many differences between the two have been identified. This has led to a classification of the two as seperate species. As these two groups are often found together, it is clear that the Cape […]

  • Manx Shearwater (Puffinus puffinus)

    The Manx Shearwater (Puffinus puffinus) is part of the Shearwater family and is extremely distinctive from his counterparts. It is a medium sized Shearwater and is 34 centimeters in length, with a wingspan of 81 to 86 centimeters. It is the coloring of the Manx Shearwater that makes them easy to identify. The upper body […]