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AuthorCornelis J. Hazevoet
TitleNotes on distribution, conservation, and taxonomy OF birds from the Cape Verde Islands, including records of six species new to the archipelago
JournalBulletin Zoologisch Museum
Volume15
Year1997
Issue13
Pages89-100
ISSN0165-9464
KeywordsCape Verde Islands; Aves; distribution; conservation; taxonomy
AbstractRecent data on the distribution of birds in the Cape Verde Islands are presented, including records of six species new to the archipelago, viz. Pintail Anas acuta, Least Sandpiper Calidris minutilla, Snipe Gallinago gallinago, Red-rumped Swallow Hirundo daurica, African Sand Martin Riparia paludicola, and Song Thrush Turdus philomelos. Also included are data on extentions in range and time within the islands of migrant visitors as well as observations of rare and threatened resident species. Extralimital records of migrant Cape Verde seabirds are summarized and news and views relating to the conservation of threatened endemic taxa are discussed. In addition, some recent studies bearing on the systematics of endemic Procellarids are reviewed.
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