Desertas Petrel Pterodroma deserta


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BirdLife International. 2015. European Red List of Birds. Office for Official Publications of the European Communities, Luxembourg.

Menezes, D. 2007. Projecto LIFE: SOS Freira do Bugio. Pardela: 8.

Menezes, D., Oliveira,P., Ramírez, I. 2010. Pterodromas do arquipélago da Madeira. Duas espécies em recuperação. Serviço do Parque Natural da Madeira, Funchal, Madeira, Portugal.

Menezes, D.; Oliveira, P.; Ramirez, I. 2011. Medidas Urgentes para a Recuperação da Freira do Bugio Pterodroma feae e do seu Habitat. Final Report. Serviço Parque Natural da Madeira/ Sociedade Portuguesa para o Estudo das Aves (SEO).

Ramírez I, Paiva VH, Fagundes I, Menezes, D., Silva, I., Ceia, F.R., Phillips, R.A., Ramos, J.A., Garthe, S. 2015. Conservation implications of consistent foraging and trophic ecology in a rare petrel species. Animal Conservation 19: 139-152.

Ramirez, I. 2008. Thought you knew about Fea's Petrel? It's time to think again. Sea Change: 9.

Ramírez, I., Paiva, V. H., Menezes, D., Silva, I., Phillips, R. A., Ramos, J. A. and Garthe, S. 2013. Year-round distribution and habitat preferences of the Bugio petrel. Marine Ecology Progress Series 476(269–284).

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Zino, F.; Heredia, B.; Biscoito, M. J. 1996. Action plan for Fea's Petrel (Pterodroma feae). In: Heredia, B.; Rose, L.; Painter, M. (ed.), Globally threatened birds in Europe: action plans, pp. 25-31. Council of Europe and BirdLife International, Strasbourg.

Further resources

Detailed species account from European Red List of Birds (BirdLife International 2015)

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Media resources

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Species factsheet: Pterodroma deserta. Downloaded from on 09/12/2022. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2022) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 09/12/2022.