Scopoli's Shearwater ("Mediterranean" nominate race of Cory's Shearwater) - Gulf Stream, off Hatteras, North Carolina - August, 1996

Both the "Atlantic" and "Mediterranean" races of Cory's Shearwater are found off shore from North Carolina's Outer Banks. The Mediterranean Race, known As Scopoli's Shearwater is most easily sepearated by the white of the underwing extending farther out into the primaries.

This photo was taken with an Olympus OM2 camera with a 500mm mirror lens.

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Scopoli's Shearwater