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Cory's Shearwater Calonectris borealis  
Cory's Shearwater
Photographer : © Abhinand Chandran
Location :Thaikadappuram Beach, northern Kerala, India
Date : 21 September 2013
English synonyms:
Bird Family :Procellariinae - Fulmars, Petrels, Prions & Shearwaters
Red Data Status :Unspecified
Remarks :This bird, found dead on the beach on 20 September 2013, is apparently the first record of this species from the Oriental Region.
Praveen J., Palot, M. J., Karuthedathu, D., 2013. Recovery of a Cory’s Shearwater Calonectris borealis from Thaikadapuram beach, Kasaragod district, Kerala. Indian BIRDS 8 (6): 152–153.