Cory’s shearwater

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The Cory’s shearwater – Calonectris borealis is a large marine species of Type – seabird, of the family Procellariidae and the Order Procellariiformes. It breeds on the Atlantic Islands off the NW Coast of Africa. After breeding it disperses widely over the Temperate and Tropical N and S Atlantic Oceans, and around S Africa into the SW Indian Ocean up tp Madagascar. There is also a small penetration into the W Mediterranean. In the AWB Region in addition to the areas covered above, it is recorded as Accidental into the Gulf of Oman.

Type - seabird - colonial, nocturnal, nests amongst rocks or burrows, 
Summer Habitat - NE Atlantic islands, 
Winter Habitat - pelagic warmer Atlantic waters, 

Order:   Procellariiformes
Family:  Procellariidae
Genus:  Calonectris

Species - Calonectris borealis
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