Petrels and Shearwaters (Procellariidae)

Cape Verde Petrel (Pterodroma feae) - HBW 1, p. 243

French: Pétrel gongon German: Kapverdensturmvogel Spanish: Petrel Gon gon
Other common names: Gon-gon, Fea's Petrel

Taxonomy: Oestrelata feae Salvadori, 1899, San Nicolas Island, Cape Verde Islands.
Until recently, considered conspecific with P. mollis and P. madeira. May be conspecific with P. cahow, and bird recently captured in Azores could represent link. Monotypic.

Distribution: Cape Verde Is and Bugio I (Desertas Is, off Madeira); might breed in Azores.

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