Cory's Shearwater

Calonectris diomedea

Order

PROCELLARIIFORMES

Family

Petrels and Shearwaters (Procellariidae)

Code 4

COSH

Code 6

CALDIO

ITIS

HEAD

Cory's Shearwater Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: Hooked Seabird
  • Eye Color: Brown.
  • Head pattern: Plain
  • Crown Color: Gray-brown
  • Forehead Color: Gray-brown
  • Nape Color: Gray-brown
  • Throat Color: White and gray.
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

Cory's Shearwater Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 43-48 cm (17-19 in)
  • Weight: 567-935 g (20-33 oz)
  • Size: Large (16 - 32 in)
  • Color Primary: Brown
  • Underparts: White
  • Upperparts: Gray-brown
  • Back Pattern: Solid
  • Belly Pattern: Solid
  • Breast Pattern: Solid

FLIGHT

Cory's Shearwater Flight Illustration
  • Flight Pattern: Alternates series of rapid stiff wing beats with short glides.
  • Wingspan Range: 99-124 cm (39-49 in)
  • Wing Shape: Pointed-Wings
  • Tail shape: Rounded Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Dark Gray
  • Upper Tail: Gray-brown with white at base.
  • Under Tail: White
  • Leg Color: Pink-gray
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