Abstract. Abstract Pollution by plastic and other debris is a problem affecting the world's oceans and is increasing through time. Yelkouan shearwater is present in the Adriatic Sea between June and October, when an estimated 2000 birds use it as a breeding and feeding area, particularly along the northwest and the Croatian coast (Bourgeois & Vidal, 2008). Manx was considered a rather cosmopolitan, ‘polytypic species’, which also included subspecies from the Pacific Ocean and around New Zealand (Mathews 1934a, Murphy 1952). It is currently listed as Vulnerable, because when last assessed it was considered to be undergoing a rapid population decline. Often treated as conspecific with P. mauretanicus (which see). 2008. Symposium. At the moment the Yelkouan Shearwater nesting sites are only partly mapped: note their absence in many regions of this map. The Yelkouan shearwater, Puffinus yelkouan, belongs to the seabird family Procellariidae. The Bulgarian tsar Boris III recorded it near Sozopol, and F. Steinbacher announced that it is observed frequently in the Black Sea (J o r d a n s, 1940) etc. & Baker, G.B. How to monitor its response to our rapidly changing environment unless we know its current distribution and migration routes? Authors. (y.? The Yelkouan Shearwater appears to belong to a group of Mediterranean and adjacent Atlantic shearwaters which includes the Balearic Shearwater [6] and one to three prehistorically extinct taxa, Hole's and possibly also Olson's Shearwater as well as an undescribed population of uncertain distinctness from Menorca. Later the observations of Manx Shearwater in the Black Sea become more frequent and after the 70s the flocks passing along the west When flying, it looks similar to a flying cross with its wings held at a right angle relative to the body. Breeding population -distribution Source: International Single Species Action Plan for the Conservation of the Yelkouan Shearwater Puffinus yelkouan (Project LIFE 14 PRE/UK/000002) P. mauretanicus. A third EU Life/BirdLife Malta project to assess all Yelkouan Shearwater colonies across the Maltese islands, identify and map threats, and apply conservation measures related with predator control, reduction of light pollution and disturbance to colonies was initiated in 2015. other shearwater species in the Mediterranean, discards from fisheries (mostly trawlers) are probably important, and may represent more than an opportunistic resource. We studied the distribution and oceanographic habitat of the Yelkouan shearwater along the Southern Black Sea coast, within the territorial waters of Romania, Bulgaria, Turkey, Ukraine and in pelagic international waters (Fig. Carles Carboneras, Francesc Jutglar, and Guy M. Kirwan. Archived 2020 topic: Yelkouan Shearwater (Puffinus yelkouan) – request for information on population trends Posted on March 31, 2020 by Red List Team (BirdLife International) Please note: This discussion topic is one of a set about species that are endemic or nearly endemic to the European Union (EU), and whose status in the EU therefore effectively determines their global status. Malta declared in 2016 four marine protected areas (SPA) for Yelkouan shearwater. (p.?) Medmaravis, Alghero. Distribution of the Manx group of shearwaters Puffinus. Carboneras, C., F. Jutglar, and G. M. Kirwan (2020). Puffinus yelkouan with the common name Levantine Shearwater, belongs to the Birds group it is geographically distrubuted among the following countries/areas: Albania, Bulgaria, Spain, Spain, France, Greece, Greece, Greece, Croatia, Croatia, Italy, Italy, Malta, Malta, Malta, Turkey, Turkey, Turkey, Ukraine . Fluttering Shearwater Puffinus gavia, New Zealand to eastern Australia. Levantic Shearwater P.p.yelkouan (Acerbi) from a ship”. Take for example the Yelkouan Shearwater, a threatened species known to migrate between the Mediterranean and the Black Sea. Male phrases were on average 7%, and females phrases 14.6% longer than in Balearic. (p.?) Rat eradication is the solution! These differences … The threatened Yelkouan Shearwater gets an international research project to study its movements at sea ... in order to shape the annual distribution of each population and the general biological cycle of this endangered species.” Read more here. For a long time this was considered a ‘no-brainer’, because Balearic, and also Yelkouan Shearwater P yelkouan of the eastern Mediterranean, were treated as subspecies of Manx Shearwater. LIFE Yelkouan Shearwater Project Distribution Endemic to the Mediterranean basin, with breeding populations in Malta, Spain, France, Italy, Greece, Bulgaria, Albania, Croatia, Turkey and Algeria. Outside of the breeding season, Yelkouan shearwaters tend to concentrate in areas with large shoals of sardines and other Clupeiforms. [7] The two living Mediterranean lineages had probably separated before … In Algeria, Libya, Morocco and Turkey, the Yelkouan Shearwater remains unprotected so far (there are no laws or national action plans that contribute to its protection). Networks; Networks. Puffinus yelkouan mauretanicus (Bourne et al. Alghero (Sardinia) 14-17 Oct. 2011. (Eds. We have already suggested that, in view of their differences from puffinus in structure, coastal distribution, and early breeding season followed by a northward moult-migration, the Mediterranean forms should be treated as a distinct species, the ‘Yelkouan Shearwater’ P. yelkouan, with mauretankus included as a race (Bourne et al. A bigger surprise was that Yelkouans tend to have longer calls. MSFD: Art 17 updates of Art. Recommended Citation. Afterwards, paleontological (Walker et al. Full-text available. By Ricard Gutiérrez and Jordi Figuerola. Distribution: … 8 (assessment) Assessment of status … occur within its range of distribution. At-sea distribution Monotypic. The new project has enabled thorough research into the life of Malta’s seabirds while out at sea and emphasised the need to protect marine areas regularly used by birds either for feeding, resting or during migration. Balearic Shearwater Puffinus mauretanicus, western Mediterranean Sea. Yelkouan Shearwater Project, completed in 2010, that led to the identification of Malta’s first ever marine Important Bird Area in the channel between Malta and Gozo. The distribution and numbers of the Balearic Shearwater during\ud the Novembgr-February period are discussed. Yelkouan or Levantine Shearwater Puffinus yelkouan, eastern Mediterranean Sea. ), Ecology and Conservation of Mediterranean Seabirds and other bird species under the Barcelona Convention - Proceedings of the 13th Medmaravis Pan – Mediterranean. Breeding range for Yelkouan Shearwater showing potential range (level 1) in red and the high confidence range (level 2) in blue, for the period 2016 to 2019 . Although the Yelkouan Shearwater Puffinus yelkouan is listed as near threatened on the International Union for Conservation of Nature Red List, with many populations in serious decline, there is little detailed information on the location of its key foraging areas during the non-breeding season. Hutton’s Shearwater Puffinus huttoni, New Zealand to eastern and South Australia. 2014). Developing a population assessment for Yelkouan Shearwater Puffinus yelkouan (Pp 65-73). Recommended citation Arcos, J.M. 8 (assessment) EU ZGuidance for Assessments Under Article 8 of the Marine Strategy Framework Directive (Walmsley et al. The Yelkouan Shearwater (Puffinus Yelkouan) is strictly protected species in Croatia. 2017) MSFD: Art 17 updates of Art. auricularis, C NewelPs P. The endemic Mediterranean yelkouan shearwater Puffinus yelkouan: distribution, threats and a plea for more data Karen BourgeoisandEric Vidal Abstract The endemic Mediterranean yelkouan shearwater Puffinus yelkouan, elevated to the rank of species in 2002, is poorly monitored and studied. Continuous arrows show direction of movement of the black-backed forms: A Manx Shearwater P. p. puffinus, B Townsend's Shearwater P. Unlock thousands of full-length species accounts and hundreds of bird family overviews when you subscribe to Birds of the World. It has a shearing flight, just as the name suggests, dipping from one side to the other on its stiff wing. nests of Yelkouan shearwater on both islands, with the exceptions of single caves of Tavolara and of exceptional years with very low density of rat populations. Yelkouan Shearwater Puffinus yelkouan France - Corse - Corse-du-Sud (2A) (FR) 2019-05-14 Wouter Van Gasse Yelkouan Shearwater Puffinus yelkouan is endemic to the Mediterranean and Black Seas, breeding from S France and E Algeria east to Greece and Bulgaria; breeding is also suspected in Turkey, but still not proven (Carboneras et al. To signal our … Toggle navigation . Until the 1980’s this subspecies seemed to be concentrated along the coast south of Valencia. The Yelkouan shearwater is restricted to the Mediterranean basin and the Black Sea, and its breeding range extends from the Marseille Islands (France) to Bulgarian islands in the Black Sea (Bourgeois and Vidal, 2008), with hybridisation between Balearic and Yelkouan shearwaters occurring farther west on the Spanish island of Minorca (Genovart et al., 2007, Curé et al., 2010). Distribución invernal de la Pardela Mediterránea (Puffinus yelkouan mauretanicus, Lowe 1921) en las costas del noreste español . In: Yésou, P., Baccetti, N. & Sultana, J. Taxonomy: Procellaria Yelkouan Acerbi, 1827, the Bosporus, opposite Bujukdere, Turkey. Figure 1: Map of distribution area of Yelkouan Shearwater Figure 2: Problem tree Tables Table 1: Taxonomy of Puffinus yelkouan Table 2: Synthesis on Yelkouan Shearwater’s status Table 3: Range states for the species Table 4: Action Plan Table 5: Population trend and size by countries . newelli, H Hutton's Shearwater P. huttoni. Yelkouan Shearwater, the smaller bird, averages higher pitched than Balearic Shearwater. Male exhaled notes of Yelkouan in my sample were on average 9.5% higher, and female inhaled notes 6.8% higher than same sex Balearic. The bird is 30 to 38 centimeters long with a wingspan of 75 to 90 centimeters. (compiler) 2011. International species action plan for the Balearic ... Yelkouan shearwater Puffinus yelkouan (also called Levantine or Mediterranean shearwater), i.e. Other common names: Levantine Shearwater. Each species account is written by leading ornithologists and provides detailed information on bird distribution, migration, habitat, diet, sounds, behavior, breeding, current population status, and conservation. Yelkouan Shearwater (Puffinus yelkouan) ... French: Puffin yelkouan German: Mittelmeer-Sturmtaucher Spanish: Pardela mediterránea. Avibase is an extensive database information system about all birds of the world, containing over &1 million records about 10,000 species and 22,000 subspecies of birds, including distribution information for 20,000 regions, taxonomy, synonyms in several languages and more. datasets have provided data to the NBN Atlas for this species.. Browse the list of datasets and find organisations you can join if you are interested in participating in a survey for species like Puffinus yelkouan (Acerbi, 1827) The group consisits superficially … Reference: Cooper, J. Article . Evolution, taxonomy and present distribution. 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