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Balearic Shearwater Puffinus mauretanicus



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Further resources

Detailed species account from Birds in Europe: population estimates, trends and conservation status (BirdLife International 2004)

European Union Species Action Plan

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Species Guardian Action Update

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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2017) Species factsheet: Puffinus mauretanicus. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 17/12/2017. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2017) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 17/12/2017.