Berte minori volo1_M.PutzuThis species is also endemic to the Mediterranean; its behavior and habits are similar to those of the Cory’s Shearwater, but its size is smaller. This bird can travel long distances to get food (up to 285 km long flights were recorded in Malta). The Shearwater’s (Puffinus yelkouan) nests and nestlings are also strongly threatened by rats, and occasionally other predators like stray dogs and feral cats.

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