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Calonectris diomedea (Cory's Shearwater)

Synonyms: Puffinus diomedea
Language: French; Spanish

Wikipedia Abstract

The Cory's Shearwater (Calonectris diomedea) is a large shearwater in the seabird family Procellariidae. This species breeds on islands and cliffs in the Mediterranean, with the odd outpost on the Atlantic coast of Iberia. The nest is on open ground or among rocks or less often in a burrow where one white egg is laid, and is visited at night to minimise predation from large gulls.
View Wikipedia Record: Calonectris diomedea

Infraspecies

EDGE Analysis

Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0) 
13
 Unique (100)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Similiar & Secure (0) 
32
 Unique & Vulnerable (100)
ED Score: 10.8431
EDGE Score: 2.47175

Attributes

Adult Weight [1]  1.18 lbs (535 g)
Birth Weight [2]  74 grams
Female Maturity [1]  3 years
Male Maturity [1]  3 years
Clutch Size [2]  1
Maximum Longevity [1]  24 years 9 months
Migration [3]  Interoceanic

Ecoregions

Name Countries Ecozone Biome Species Report Map Climate Land
Use
Aegean and Western Turkey sclerophyllous and mixed forests Greece, Turkey, Macedonia Palearctic Mediterranean Forests, Woodlands, and Scrub  
Azores temperate mixed forests Portugal Palearctic Temperate Broadleaf and Mixed Forests  
Corsican montane broadleaf and mixed forests France Palearctic Mediterranean Forests, Woodlands, and Scrub
Crete Mediterranean forests Greece Palearctic Mediterranean Forests, Woodlands, and Scrub  
Cyprus Mediterranean forests Cyprus Palearctic Mediterranean Forests, Woodlands, and Scrub
Illyrian deciduous forests Italy, Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Montenegro, Albania, Greece Palearctic Mediterranean Forests, Woodlands, and Scrub
Italian sclerophyllous and semi-deciduous forests Italy, France Palearctic Mediterranean Forests, Woodlands, and Scrub
Northeastern Spain and Southern France Mediterranean forests France, Spain Palearctic Mediterranean Forests, Woodlands, and Scrub
Po Basin mixed forests Italy Palearctic Temperate Broadleaf and Mixed Forests
South Appenine mixed montane forests Italy Palearctic Mediterranean Forests, Woodlands, and Scrub
Southeastern Iberian shrubs and woodlands Spain Palearctic Mediterranean Forests, Woodlands, and Scrub
Southern Indian Ocean Islands tundra South Africa, France, Australia Antarctic Tundra    
Southwest Iberian Mediterranean sclerophyllous and mixed forests Portugal, Spain, France, Italy, Morocco Palearctic Mediterranean Forests, Woodlands, and Scrub
Tristan Da Cunha-Gough Islands shrub and grasslands United Kingdom Afrotropic Temperate Grasslands, Savannas, and Shrublands    
Tyrrhenian-Adriatic sclerophyllous and mixed forests France, Italy Palearctic Mediterranean Forests, Woodlands, and Scrub    

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Map Climate Land Use
ANATOLIKI RODOS: PROFITIS ILIAS - EPTA PIGES - EKVOLI LOUTANI - KATERGO, REMA GADOURA - CHERSONISOS 33216 Greece  
ANDROS: KENTRIKO KAI NOTIO TMIMA, GYRO NISIDES KAI PARAKTIA THALASSIA ZONI 54454 Greece  
ASTEROUSIA ORI (KOFINAS) 70792 Greece  
Acadia National Park II 35996 Maine, United States
Aiguamolls de l'Alt Empordà 26765 Spain  
Anaga 35252 Spain    
Arcipelago La Maddalena 51781 Italy  
Arcipelago delle Egadi - area marina e terrestre 119270 Italy    
Arcipelago delle Eolie - area marina e terrestre 98800 Italy    
Arcipelago delle Pelagie - area marina e terrestre 31419 Italy    
Arxipèlag de Cabrera 50735 Spain  
Badies de Pollença i Alcúdia 75991 Spain    
Betancuria 41199 Spain  
CAP BEAR- CAP CERBERE 95012 France  
CHERSONISOS SITHONIAS 57949 Greece  
Camargue 546256 France  
Cap Enderrocat-cap Blanc 17495 Spain  
Cap Gris-Nez 138933 France    
Cap de Creus 34210 Spain  
Cape Cod National Seashore II 21724 Massachusetts, United States
Cape Hatteras National Seashore II 21476 North Carolina, United States
Cape Lookout National Seashore II 18379 North Carolina, United States
Capu Rossu , Scandola, revellata, Calvi 246021 France    
Carolinian-South Atlantic Biosphere Reserve 310228 North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, United States      
Costa e Entroterra di Bosa, Suni e Montresta 20302 Italy  
Costes del Garraf 65418 Spain  
Cumberland Island National Seashore II 20629 Georgia, United States
Cumbres y acantilados del norte de La Palma 56096 Spain    
DELTA AXIOU - LOUDIA - ALIAKMONA - ALYKI KITROUS 73260 Greece  
DELTA AXIOU - LOUDIA - ALIAKMONA - EVRYTERI PERIOCHI - AXIOUPOLI 83216 Greece  
DELTA EVROU 31031 Greece  
DELTA NESTOU KAI LIMNOTHALASSES KERAMOTIS KAI NISOS THASOPOULA 36139 Greece  
DIAPONTIA NISIA (OTHONOI, EREIKOUSA, MATHRAKI KAI VRACHONISIDES) 25072 Greece  
DYTIKES KAI VOREIOANATOLIKES AKTES ZAKYNTHOU 52928 Greece  
DYTIKI MILOS, ANTIMILOS, POLYAIGOS KAI NISIDES 22866 Greece  
DYTIKI RODOS: ORI ATTAVYROS & AKRAMYTIS, TECHNITI LIMNI APOLAKKIAS KAI NISIDES GEORGIOU, STRONGYLI, 32379 Greece  
Delta de l'Ebre 119562 Spain  
ETHNIKO THALASSIO PARKO ALONNISOU - VOREION SPORADON, ANATOLIKI SKOPELOS 615652 Greece      
ETHNIKOS DRYMOS SAMARIAS - FARANGI TRYPITIS - PSILAFI - KOUSTOGERAKO 34545 Greece  
EVRYTERI PERIOCHI GALAXEIDIOU 30041 Greece  
El Hierro 30656 Spain    
Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary IV 2387149 Florida, United States
Fondali marini di Punta Campanella e Capri 20982 Italy  
Golfe de Porto et presqu'île de Scandola 63200 France  
Golfo di Orosei 71515 Italy  
Gros Morne National Park II 476632 Newfoundland, Canada
Ilhas Berlengas 23624 Portugal      
Ilhas Desertas 27927 Portugal      
Illes Columbretes 30409 Spain      
Islotes del norte de Lanzarote y Famara 44142 Spain    
Isola Asinara 23893 Italy    
Isola di Capraia - area terrestre e marina 45475 Italy    
Isola di Giannutri - area terrestre e marina 27236 Italy  
Isola di Gorgona - area terrestre e marina 36616 Italy    
Isola di Pantelleria e area marina circostante 38776 Italy    
Isole del Nord - Est tra Capo Ceraso e Stagno di San Teodoro 44909 Italy    
Isole di Ponza, Palmarola, Zannone, Ventotene e S. Stefano 42423 Italy  
LEFKA ORI KAI PARAKTIA ZONI 131864 Greece  
LESVOS: KOLPOS KALLONIS KAI CHERSAIA PARAKTIA ZONI 45248 Greece  
LIMNES KAI LIMNOTHALASSES TIS THRAKIS - EVRYTERI PERIOCHI KAI PARAKTIA ZONI 72787 Greece  
LIMNES VISTONIS, ISMARIS - LIMNOTHALASSES PORTO LAGOS, ALYKI PTELEA, XIROLIMNI, KARATZA 45016 Greece  
LIMNOS: LIMNES CHORTAROLIMNI KAI ALYKI, KOLPOS MOUDROU, ELOS DIAPORI KAI CHERSONISOS FAKOS 40260 Greece    
La Geria 37819 Spain  
Laguna di Marano e Grado 40434 Italy  
Lajares, Esquinzo y costa del Jarubio 18003 Spain  
Laurisilva da Madeira 33001 Portugal    
Marchesato e Fiume Neto 173480 Italy  
Massís de les Cadiretes 22791 Spain  
Monte Cofano, Capo San Vito e Monte Sparagio 37693 Italy    
Monti Peloritani, Dorsale Curcuraci, Antennamare e area marina dello stretto di Messina 69172 Italy    
Mor Braz 99524 France    
Moray Firth 373987 Scotland, United Kingdom  
NAXOS: ORI ANATHEMATISTRA, KORONOS, MAVROVOUNI, ZAS, VIGLATOURI 29526 Greece    
NISOS AGIOS EFSTRATIOS KAI THALASSIA ZONI 27921 Greece  
NOTIA MANI 78232 Greece  
NOTIODYTIKI CHERSONISOS, APOLITHOMENO DASOS LESVOU 71214 Greece    
OROS OCHI, PARAKTIA ZONI KAI NISIDES 82497 Greece  
OROS PILIO 89437 Greece  
Ouessant-Molène 190983 France  
Padre Island National Seashore II 42068 Texas, United States
Parco Nazionale del Circeo 54771 Italy  
Plateau du Cap Corse 211043 France    
Pozo Negro 24224 Spain  
Promontorio del Gargano 173003 Italy    
SAMOTHRAKI: OROS FENGARI KAI PARAKTIA ZONI 51946 Greece  
Secteur marin de l'île d'Yeu jusqu'au continent 606421 France  
Ses Salines d'Eivissa i Formentera 40611 Spain  
Severn Estuary/ Môr Hafren 182155 England/Wales, United Kingdom
South Atlantic Coastal Plain Biosphere Reserve 20317 South Carolina, United States  
THASOS (OROS YPSARIO KAI PARAKTIA ZONI) KAI NISIDES KOINYRA, XIRONISI 43471 Greece  
Table Mountain (Cape Peninsula) National Park II 70141 Western Cape, South Africa
Tamadaba 21146 Spain    
Teno 19808 Spain    
Torre Manfria, Biviere e Piana di Gela 44096 Italy  
Tête de Canyon du Cap Ferret 903514 France      
VOREIA KARPATHOS KAI SARIA KAI PARAKTIA THALASSIA ZONI 27918 Greece    
VOREIA LESVOS 23099 Greece  
VOREIOANATOLIKO AKRO KRITIS: DIONYSADES, ELASA KAI CHERSONISOS SIDERO (AKRA MAVRO MOURI - VAI - AKRA 32303 Greece    
Virginia Coast Biosphere Reserve 33386 Virginia, United States  
West Coast National Park II 59916 Western Cape, South Africa

Important Bird Areas

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Name Location  IBA Criteria   Website   Map   Climate   Land Use 
Anafi island Greece A4ii, B1ii, B1iii, B2, B3, C2, C6
Archipelago of Cabrera Spain A1, A3, A4i, A4ii, B1i, B1ii, B2, B3, C1, C2, C3, C6
Baía do Varadouro Portugal A4ii, B1ii, B2, C2  
Berlenga and Farilhões islands Portugal A4ii, A4iii, B1ii, B2, C2, C4, C6    
Cap Vert Senegal A1, A4i, A4ii  
Cape Caccia and Conte port Italy A1, B1i, B1ii, B2, B3, C1, C2, C6  
Capelinhos Portugal A4i, A4ii, B1i, B1ii, B2, B3, C2  
Chafarinas Islands Spain A1, A4i, A4iii, B1i, B1ii, B2, C1, C2, C3, C4, C6  
Coast from Palo to Santa Marinella Italy B1ii, C2  
Coast of Esquinzo-Puertito de Los Molinos Spain B2, C6  
Columbretes islands Spain A1, A4i, B1i, B2, C1, C2, C6    
Costa das Flores Portugal A4i, A4ii, A4iii, B1i, B1ii, B2, B3, C2, C4, C6  
Costa do Corvo Portugal A4i, A4ii, A4iii, B1i, B1ii, B2, C2, C4, C6  
Costa Sudeste do Pico Portugal A4iii, B1ii, B2, C2, C4
Détroit de Bonifaccio et Iles Lavezzi France B1i, B1ii, B2, B3, C2, C6
Dionisiades islands Greece A1, A4ii, B1ii, B1iii, B2, C1, C2, C6  
Dragonera Island-La Trapa Spain A1, A4i, A4ii, B1i, B1ii, B1iii, B2, B3, C1, C2, C6  
Egadi islands Italy B1ii, B2, C2, C6  
El Mojón Spain B2, C6
El Roque coastal cliffs Spain B2, C6  
Eolie islands Italy A4ii, B1iii, B2, C2, C6  
Faial da Terra e Ponta do Arnel Portugal A4ii, A4iii, B1ii, B2, C2, C4  
Fajã das Almas Portugal A4ii, B1ii, B2, C2  
Famara crag Spain B2, C2, C6  
Feteiras Portugal A4ii, B1ii, B2, C2  
Filfla islet Malta A4ii, A4iii, B1ii, B2
Fourni islands Greece A1, A4ii, B1ii, B1iii, B2, B3, C1, C2, C6
Furnas – Santo António Portugal A4i, A4ii, B1i, B1ii, B2, C2  
Garafía rocky islets Spain B2, C2, C6  
Iles Cerbicale France B1i, B1ii, B2, B3, C2, C6
Iles d'Hyères France A4i, B1i, B2, C3, C6
Iles Finocchiarola et côte de Tamarone à Centuri France A1, B2, C1, C6  
Iles Marseillaises: Maire, Jarron, Jarre, Riou, Calseraigne, Congloue et Pomègues France B2, C6
Ilhas Desertas Portugal A1, A2, A4ii, B1ii, B2, B3, C1, C2, C6  
Ilhéu da Baleia e Ponta da Barca Portugal B1ii, B2, C2, C6    
Ilhéu das Lagoínhas e Costa Adjacente Portugal A4i, A4ii, B1i, B1ii, B2, C2, C6  
Ilhéu de Baixo e Costa Adjacente Portugal A4i, A4ii, B1i, B1ii, B2, C2, C6    
Ilhéu do Topo e Costa Adjacente Portugal A4i, A4ii, B1i, B1ii, B2, C2, C6    
Island of Lobos Spain A4ii, B1ii, B2, C2, C6
Isle of Conejera and islets of Bledes and Espartar (Ibiza) Spain A1, A4i, A4ii, B1i, B1ii, B2, C1, C2, C6
Islets of Santa Eulalia, Redona and Es Canar (Ibiza) Spain A1, B1ii, C1, C2, C6  
Lanzarote islets Spain A4ii, A4iii, B1ii, B1iii, B2, B3, C2, C4, C6  
Laurissilva Portugal A1, A2, B3, C1, C2, C6  
Littoral islets of Murcia and Almería Spain A1, A4i, B1i, B2, C1, C2, C6
Los Gigantes coastal cliff Spain B2, B3, C6  
Maddalena archipelago and Cape Ferro Italy A1, B1i, B2, B3, C1, C2, C6
Majona coast Spain B2, C2  
Mosteiros – Bretanha Portugal A4ii, B1ii, B2, C2  
Naos Bay-Hoya de Tacorón Spain B2, C6  
National Marine Park of Alonissos (North Sporades) Greece A1, A4ii, B1ii, B1iii, B2, B3, C1, C2, C6    
North and east coasts of Minorca and island of Aire Spain A1, A4ii, B1i, B1ii, B2, B3, C1, C2, C6  
North, east and south Kithira island Greece A1, A4ii, B1i, B1ii, B1iv, B2, B3, C1, C2, C5, C6
Pantelleria and Isole Pelagie Italy A4ii, A4iii, B1ii, B1iii, B2, B3, C2, C6  
Peninsula of Jandía Spain A1, B2, B3, C1, C6
Ponta da Malbusca e Ponta do Castelete Portugal A4ii, B1ii, B2, C2, C6  
Ponta do Cintrão Portugal A4ii, B1ii, B2, C2  
Ponta dos Rosais: Urzelina Portugal A4ii, A4iii, B1ii, B2, C2, C4, C6  
Ponziane islands Italy B2, C6
Pozo Negro mountain-Vigán Spain A1, B2, C1, C2, C6
Psara and Antipsara islands Greece A4ii, B1i, B1ii, B1iii, B2, B3, C2, C6
Raminho – Pesqueiro Velho Portugal B1ii, B2, C2  
Rasca lava fields-Guaza mountain-Las Mesas plain Spain B2, C2  
Ribeirinha Portugal A4i, A4ii, B1i, B1ii, B2, C2  
San Pietro and Sant'Antioco islands Italy A1, A3, A4ii, B1ii, B1iii, B2, B3, C1, C2, C6
Selvagens Portugal A4ii, A4iii, B1ii, B2, B3, C2, C4, C6    
Serra Branca Portugal A4i, A4ii, B1i, B1ii, B2, C2, C6    
Sirna island and nearby islets Greece A4ii, B1ii, B1iii, B2, B3, C2, C6  
South-west coast of La Gomera Spain B1ii, B2, C2, C6  
Strait of Gibraltar Gibraltar (to UK) A1, A4i, A4ii, A4iii, B1i, B1ii, C1, C2, C3, C4
Strofades islands Greece B1ii, C2, C6  
Ta'Cenc cliffs Malta B1ii, B2
Tarajalejo mountain range Spain A1, B2, C1, C2, C6
Tremiti islands Italy A4ii, B1ii, B2, C2, C6  
Tuscan Archipelago Italy A1, A3, A4i, A4ii, A4iii, B1i, B1ii, B2, B3, C1, C2, C3, C6
Western coast of El Hierro Spain B1ii, B2, C2, C6  
Zembra and Zembretta Islands Tunisia A1, A4ii, A4iii  

Biodiversity Hotspots

Name Location Endemic Species Website Map
Mediterranean Basin Algeria, Egypt, France, Greece, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Portugal, Spain, Syria, Tunisia, Turkey Yes

Prey / Diet

Illex illecebrosus (northern shortfin squid)[4]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Competing SpeciesCommon Prey Count
Carcharhinus falciformis (Silky shark)1
Fulmarus glacialis (Northern Fulmar)1
Gadus morhua (rock cod)1
Globicephala melas (Long-finned Pilot Whale)1
Istiophorus platypterus (Atlantic sailfish)1
Isurus oxyrinchus (Short-finned mako)1
Lamna nasus (Porbeagle shark)1
Larus argentatus (Herring Gull)1
Larus marinus (Great Black-backed Gull)1
Phoca vitulina (Harbor Seal)1
Pollachius virens (Sillock)1
Prionace glauca (Tribon blou)1
Puffinus gravis (Greater Shearwater)1
Puffinus griseus (Sooty Shearwater)1
Thunnus thynnus (horse mackerel)1
Urophycis chuss (Squirrel hake)1
Xiphias gladius (Swordfish)1

Predators

Larus michahellis (Yellow-legged Gull)[5]

Consumers

Parasitized by 
Seuratia shipleyi <Unverified Name>[6]
Xenopsylla gratiosa[7]

Range Map

Link to Map
Cape Peninsula National Park; North America;

Audio

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Citations

Species recognized by Peterson A.P., 2011-09-22, in Catalog of Life 2011
Attributes / relations provided by 1de Magalhaes, J. P., and Costa, J. (2009) A database of vertebrate longevity records and their relation to other life-history traits. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 22(8):1770-1774 2Terje Lislevand, Jordi Figuerola, and Tamás Székely. 2007. Avian body sizes in relation to fecundity, mating system, display behavior, and resource sharing. Ecology 88:1605 3Myers, P., R. Espinosa, C. S. Parr, T. Jones, G. S. Hammond, and T. A. Dewey. 2006. The Animal Diversity Web (online). Accessed February 01, 2010 at animaldiversity.org 4Feeding Spectrum and Trophic Relationships of Short-finned Squid (Illex illecebrosus) in the Northwest Atlantic, Yu. M. Froerman, NAFO Sci. Coun. Studies, 7: 67-75 (1984) 5POPULATION STATUS AND DIET OF THE YELLOW-LEGGED GULL IN THE AZORES, VERÓNICA C. NEVES, NADIA MURDOCH & ROBERT W. FURNESS, ARQUIPÉLAGO. Ciências Biológicas e Marinhas Nº 23A (2006): 59-73 6Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London 7International Flea Database
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 gis.wwfus.org/wildfinder
Protected Areas provided by Natura 2000, UK data: © Crown copyright and database right [2010] All rights reserved. Ordnance Survey Licence number 100017955 Biological Inventories of the World's Protected Areas in cooperation between the Information Center for the Environment at the University of California, Davis and numerous collaborators. GBIF Global Biodiversity Information Facility
Biodiversity Hotspots provided by Biodiversity Hotspots, Conservation International
Important Bird Areas provided by BirdLife International (2010) Important Bird Areas. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 29/12/2010
Images provided by Google Image Search
Abstract provided by DBpedia licensed under a Creative Commons License
EDGE analysis provided by EDGE of Existence programme, Zoological Society of London
Range map provided by Ridgely, R. S., T. F. Allnutt, T. Brooks, D. K. McNicol, D. W. Mehlman, B. E. Young, and J. R. Zook. 2007. Digital Distribution Maps of the Birds of the Western Hemisphere, version 3.0. NatureServe, Arlington, Virginia, USA.
Data provided by NatureServe in collaboration with Robert Ridgely, James Zook, The Nature Conservancy - Migratory Bird Program, Conservation International - CABS, World Wildlife Fund - US, and Environment Canada - WILDSPACE.
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