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Cory's shearwater (Calonectris borealis) Banco de la Concepción, Lanzarote. Sep 12, 2021 Calonectris borealis,Cory's shearwater,Geotagged,Summer Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

Cory's shearwater (Calonectris borealis)

Banco de la Concepción, Lanzarote. Sep 12, 2021

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  1. Wonderful clarity Thibaud Posted 14 days ago
    1. Thanks Neil! We saw hundreds of those on that day, I was bound to get a few good shots! Posted 14 days ago
  2. That's bob on, Thibaud! Posted 13 days ago
    1. Thanks Natty! Posted 13 days ago

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Cory's shearwater is a large shearwater in the seabird family Procellariidae. The genus name ''Calonectris'' comes from Ancient Greek ''kalos'', "good" and ''nectris'', "swimmer", and ''borealis'' is Latin for "northern". The English name is after the American ornithologist Charles B. Cory.

Similar species: Petrels And Albatrosses
Species identified by Thibaud Aronson
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Uploaded Oct 13, 2021. Captured Sep 12, 2021 12:08 in 7CX9V9HQ+J4.
  • Canon EOS 7D Mark II
  • f/10.0
  • 1/2000s
  • ISO1250
  • 560mm