Yelkouan Shearwater

The Yelkouan Shearwater, Levantine Shearwater or Mediterranean Shearwater (Puffinus yelkouan) is a medium-sized shearwater in the seabird family Procellariidae.

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Yelkouan Shearwater - Ecology and Status
... Yelkouan Shearwaters breed on islands and coastal cliffs in the eastern and central Mediterranean ... The Yelkouan Shearwater feeds on fish and molluscs ... variation was extremely low, suggesting that the Yelkouan Shearwater may have suffered a marked population decline historically and thus, while not threatened judging from its absolute numbers ...
Balearic Shearwater
... The Balearic Shearwater (Puffinus mauretanicus) is a medium-sized shearwater in the seabird family Procellariidae ... It was long regarded a subspecies of the Manx Shearwater see there for more on the Puffinus puffinus superspecies following an initial split it was held to be a subspecies of the "Mediterranean Shearwater ... of Mediterranean and adjacent Atlantic species which includes the Yelkouan Shearwater (Austin 1996) and one to three prehistorically extinct taxa, Hole's and possibly also Olson's Shearwater and an undescribed form ...