Photo category:
Coasts
Vertebrates specimen collection
Natural History Museum of Crete exhibition

  • Photo taken by:
    Trichas, A.
  • Photo taken date:
    March 2013
Yelkouan Shearwater
Birds
Animals
Vertebrates
Coasts diorama

Photo of a Yelkouan Shearwater, Puffinus yelkouan, a colonial fish eating seabird that nests only in the Mediterranean Sea. It nests in deep crevices in inaccessible rocky coasts, to which it returns only at night. It lays only one egg at a time.