Cory’s shearwater

Calonectris borealis

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Up to 126cm
Invasive predators, poaching, bycatch and pollution.
Long distance pelagic migrations and foraging trips. Flight is mostly gliding. Winters mostly in the South Atlantic.
Fish, squid and fish offal.
Conservation Status
In Portugal
Common during breeding and migration seasons (Feb. – Oct.).
Nests in caves, boulders and other variable burrows in Madeira, Azores, Canary and Berlengas archipelagos.

Find out more about the marine megafauna in Portugal with the official AIMM Species Guide.

The Species Guide is a digital guide in English where you’ll find various information about the marine species that occur in mainland Portugal. You’ll find biological information, behavior, conservation status and much more!


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