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Kuhls Pijlstormvogels jagen op vliegende vissen = Flying fish as food of Cory's Shearwater Calonectris borealis
Leopold, M.F. (1999). Kuhls Pijlstormvogels jagen op vliegende vissen = Flying fish as food of Cory's Shearwater Calonectris borealis. Atlant. Seabirds 1(4): 186-188
In: Atlantic Seabirds. Nederlandse Zeevogelgroep/Seabird Group and Dutch Seabird Group: Sandy, Bedfordshire. ISSN 1388-2511, more
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    Cory's Shearwaters Calonectris borealis associated with a research vessel near the Canary Islands (off West Africa) were seen to chase and capture flying fish flushed by the vessel. Although the handbooks failed to list flying fish as prey for this species, a literature search revealed that Cory's Shearwaters frequently prey on these fish after they become airborne.

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