Cory's Shearwater Calonectris diomedea (Scopoli, 1769)  Synonyms: COSH, Scopoli's Shearwater.

There are 21 records in the project database.

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A Cory's Shearwater in Worcester Co., Maryland (6/4/2016). Photo by Mike Burchett. (MBP list)

A Cory's Shearwater in Worcester Co., Maryland (6/4/2016). Photo by Mike Burchett. (MBP list)

A Cory's Shearwater in Worcester Co., Maryland (6/4/2016). Photo by Mike Burchett. (MBP list)

A Cory's Shearwater in Worcester Co., Maryland (6/4/2016). Photo by Mike Burchett. (MBP list)

A late Cory's Shearwater in Maryland waters (11/16/2013). Photo by George Jett. (MBP list)

A Cory's Shearwater (below) and Great Shearwater offshore in Worcester Co., Maryland (6/4/2016). Photo by Mike Burchett. (MBP list)

A Cory's Shearwater near Ocean City, Maryland (6/26/2011). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

A Cory's Shearwater (C. d. borealis) in Worcester Co., Maryland (8/26/2006). Photo by Jim Stasz. (MBP list)

Apparently the first documentation of a Scopoli's Shearwater (C. d. diomedea) for Maryland (8/28/2004). This is the Mediterranean form of Cory's Shearwater, which is a strong candidate for a future split. Note how the white extends into the dark primaries and its smaller bill. Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list) (More of this species)

Below: A Cory's Shearwater (borealis) off Cape Hatteras, North Carolina (5/28/2011). Note the difference in underwing pattern and bill size between this bird and the following Scopoli's Shearwater (diomedea). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

A Scopoli's Shearwater off Cape Hatteras, North Carolina (5/29/2011). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)


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