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Cabo Verde

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Iago Sparrow, one of Cabo Verde’s four endemics: Photo by Ivan Sjögren

Welcome to our guide to the birds of Cabo Verde! Situated off the coast of West Africa, Cabo Verde is an archipelago of volcanic islands with a unique avian diversity shaped by its isolated location. In this section, you’ll discover a curated collection of informative guides meticulously crafted to help you identify and understand the birds commonly found throughout Cabo Verde. From seabird colonies nesting on rugged cliffs to endemic species adapted to arid landscapes, Cabo Verde’s avian inhabitants offer a fascinating glimpse into the natural history of these islands. Whether you’re exploring the coastal habitats of Sal or hiking through the mountainous terrain of Santo Antão, we invite you to delve into our guides and immerse yourself in the captivating world of Cabo Verdean birds.