A Cory ? Shearwater in Oman


A possible Cory's Shearwater

Ras abu rasras, southern tip Masirah Island, Oman, N 20.50, E 58.95

Date: 15 November 2000

Wingspan 1000 - 1150
Wing lenght Ca. 240
Tarsus 55
Foot 69
Bill lenght 42
Bill height 12
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According to the Oman Birdlist (Eriksen, E., Sargeant, D.E., Edition 5. October 2000) the Cory's Shearwater is a vagrant with only seven records!!). Thus, if accepted this bundle of feathers could be nr. 8.



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