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Madeiran Storm-petrel

Madeiran Storm-petrel - Adult

» Ribeira Peixe, São Tomé
Country image taken
» São Tomé and Príncipe
» August, 2009
» Panasonic Lumix G1
Bird Species
»Hydrobates castro - Band-rumped Storm Petrel
Bird Species (French)
»Océanite de Castro
Bird Status
» Least Concern
» This rather bedraggled bird flew into our campsite at night perhaps attracted by the light of the fire. It has been suggested that the birds on the islands of São Tomé and Príncipe constitute an undescribed race. There are no confirmed breeding records from the islands.Seen well on the Birdquest 2009 Gabon, São Tomé & Príncipe tour. See more photos on my website:

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