Cory’s Shearwater

  • Cory’s Shearwater

    Calonetris borealis

The Cory’s Shearwater is a constantly migrating seabird that use Madeira Islands for breeding and nesting.

Colonies arrive in March, the offspring are born in May and they usually leave in October. Their body is elegant, spindle-shaped and long winged. Dark grey to brown feathers on the back and white on the belly.

They are not selfish birds as they even feed alongside their dolphin friends!