Cory’s shearwater

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The Cory’s shearwater – Calonectris borealis is a large seabird of the family Procellariidae. 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.

Order:   Procellariiformes
Family:  Procellariidae
Genus:  Calonectris

Species - Calonectris borealis
Cory's shearwater - Species - ebird.org
Cory's shearwater - Species sheet - wikipedia.org
Cory's shearwater - Birds - madeirabirds.com
Cory's shearwater - Species - nzbirdsonline,org.nz
Cory's shearwater - Sounds & Maps - xeno-canto.org

Additional Material...
Cory's shearwater - Images - google.com
Cory's shearwater - Video - youtube.com
Cory's shearwater - Datazone - birdlfe.org


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