Cory’s Shearwater (Calonectris diomedea) in nest

Cory’s Shearwater (Calonectris diomedea) in nest
Cory’s Shearwater (Calonectris diomedea) in nest
The biggest colony of Cory’s Shearwaters in the world, about 18 thousand couples, breeds on the Selvagens. These pelagic birds nest on small islands and sea cliffs where they build their nests in holes in the rock face or under large stones. Their territory stretches from Madeira to continental Portugal, the Azores and the Canary islands.
Ilhas Desertas (Deserted Islands) Nature Reserve Protected Areas of Madeira island Monk Seal Protected Areas of Madeira island Desertas Wolf Spider Castanheira Valley – Deserta Grande Deserta Grande Desertas Coastline Fajã da Doca - Deserta Grande Protected Areas of Madeira island Cory’s Shearwater (Calonectris diomedea) in nest Protected Areas Madeira The Selvagens Garajau Nature Reserve Dusky Grouper (Epinephelus Marginatus) Protected Areas Barred Hogfish (Bodianus scrofa) Yellow Grouper Ilhéu dos Desembarcadouros Ponta de São Lourenço Yellow Legged Gull – Ponta de São Lourenço Nature Conservation Armeria Maderensis Floresta Laurissilva
 
 
 

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