Cape Petrel

Cape Petrel - Daption capense


Drake Passage, Southern Ocean, 4.12.2014, several birds.
South Georgia, Antarctic Peninsula and Straits of Magellan, Chile, November/December, 2016.


Widespread circumpolar species which is seen on Victorian pelagics, off Kaikoura in New Zealand and is distinctive.   It does seem to follow ships at times.

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