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Bulwer's Petrel
Petrels with long wings like this one can be up to 78–90 cm (31–35 in) long. It is mostly brown with a long pointed tail. Planktonic food items are picked up from the surface of the water by this bird as it floats and twists in the air.
Common Tern
The common tern is a seabird in the family Laridae. This bird can be found all over the world, with its four subspecies breeding in temperate and subarctic areas of Europe, Asia, and North America. It moves a lot and spends the winter in coastal tropical and subtropical areas. 
Great Shearwater
This bird is 43–51 cm (16.9–20 in) long and has a wingspan of 105–122 cm (3.5–4.0 ft). By its size and dark upper parts, it can be identified. It has white under parts, except for a brown belly patch and dark shoulder marks. You can tell because it has a white "horseshoe" on the base of its tail. The stiff flight, like that of a large Manx shearwater, is also very different from other birds. 
Little White Egret
With a small dark bill, blackish legs, and yellow feet, this is a small snow-white heron ("golden slippers"). Adults that are breeding have two long, wispy head plumes and a spray of white plumes (called "aigrettes") on the back of their necks. Inhabits lakes, rivers, marshes, estuaries, and almost any place where there are small fish. As singles or small, loose groups, they nest and roost together.
Manx Shearwater
This is a small black-and-white shearwater that flies with quick wingbeats. Notice how dark and smudgy its face is, with white curling up behind its cheek. The underwing is mostly white, but sometimes there are dark spots on it. The bird flies close to the water with quick wingbeats, almost like an alcid. It sometimes arcs up high in strong wind.
Ruddy Turnstone
An elongated bird with a short, chisel-like beak that isn't very big. Breeding plumage is especially beautiful because it has bright rusty upper parts and a bold black-and-white pattern on the head and neck. If the bird isn't breeding, it's darker brown, but it still has a lot of pattern. You can see the orange legs. Flipping over rocks, shells, and other debris is an interesting way to get invertebrates, but it can be dangerous.
Blue Whale
Blue whales are the largest living animal ever known to have lived on the planet, ranging, they can be seen during Springtime in the Azores Islands, during annual migration of giant Baleen Whales towards Northern Atlantic.
Sei Whale
Sei whales can be seen in the during Springtime in the Azores Islands, during annual migration of giant Baleen Whales across the Atlantic towards the abundance of Krill in Northern Europe.
Fin Whale
The Fin whale is the second largest animal ever known to have lived on the planet, ranging into all oceans. They can be seen intensively during Springtime in the Azores Islands, during annual migration of giant Baleen Whales towards Northern Atlantic.
Sperm Whale
Sperm Whales are the largest existing toothed whale, and are one of the 4 resident Cetacean species in Azores Islands, it is possible to observe them year-long.

Terra Azul is involved with all local university scientific project towards research and conservation of wildlife in the Azores Islands, networking internationally with other universities and research centers worldwide.

Field data and media are collected in every tour for research, in wildlife expeditions where visitors are welcomed to participate.

The main projects Terra Azul is associated with are Monicet- Cetaceans Research and Conservation of which is co-founder, Costa- Sea Turtles Research and Conservation, and SPEA Portuguese Association for the Study of Birds, amongst other projects and databases worldwide.

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