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Cape petrel


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 ...

Cape petrel videos, photos and facts - Daption capense | ARKive


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 ...

Cape petrel | New Zealand Birds Online


With their sharply contrasting black-and-white chequered plumage, Cape petrels are probably the most familiar and easily recognisable of New Zealand's ...

Cape petrel — Australian Antarctic Division


Feb 16, 2012 ... Cape petrels (Daption capense) are distinctively patterned black-and-white on their upperparts, while their underparts are mostly white.

Cape Petrel, Cape Pigeon or Pintado Petrel - AvianWeb


Cape Petrel, Daption capense, also called Cape Pigeons or Pintado Petrels: Origin, Description, Photos, Diet and Breeding.

Cape pigeon - New Zealand Birds


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 Petrel | Facts, pictures & more about Cape Petrel


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  ...

Cape Petrel (Daption capense) | HBW Alive


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 hood ...

Fulmar, Shearwaters & Storm Petrels | Center for Coastal Studies


Procellariidae (shearwaters and fulmar) and the Hydrobatidae (storm-petrels). The face of a greater shearwater- note the covered, or tubed, nostrils. The face of  ...

Cape Petrel - Albatross Encounter, Kaikoura, New Zealand ...


One of the most distinctively coloured petrel species with a mottled black and white colouration. Also commonly known as cape pigeons because of the way they ...

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Cape Petrel (Daption capense) - BirdLife species factsheet


Justification This species has an extremely large range, and hence does not approach the thresholds for Vulnerable under the range size criterion (Extent of ...

Cape petrels, Cape pigeon, Pintado - Antarctica fact file, birds


Cape petrels, Cape pigeons, Pintado petrels, Antarctic birds, pictures and facts.

Daption capense (Cape Petrel, Cape Pigeon, Pintado Petrel)


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 ...