The Cape petrel (Daption capense), also called the Cape pigeon, pintado petrel,
or Cape fulmar, is a common seabird of the Southern Ocean from the family ...
Although both its common name and specific name refer the Cape of Good Hope,
where it was first described, the Cape Petrel is actually found throughout the ...
Justification This species has an extremely large range, and hence does not
approach the thresholds for Vulnerable under the range size criterion (Extent of ...
Feb 16, 2012 ... Cape petrels (Daption capense) are distinctively patterned black-and-white on
their upperparts, while their underparts are mostly white.
cape petrel. "The Cape Pigeon has long been known to voyagers of the southern
hemisphere, being abundant in the cold and temperate seas and conspicuous ...
Cape Petrels do a lot of their feeding by swimming and pecking at the water to
catch krill. They also occasionally dive to strain krill out from the water. In addition
Range Description: During breeding season, Cape Petrels feed around
Antarctica's shelf and during the winter they range further north, as far as Angola
and the ...
The Cape Petrel is the only known member of the genus Daption and is in turn a
member of the procellariidae family and Procellariiformes order. There appears ...
Cape Petrel 38-40 cm; 340-528 g#R; wingspan 81-91 cm. Upperparts with
contrasting and unique pattern among seabirds. Nominate race has sooty-black
Storm-petrels are small aerial seabirds found in all oceans of the world. Near
where I live on Monterey Bay, California, flocks of Ashy and Black Storm-Petrels ...