Cape Petrel

Daption capense - Damier du Cap

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Procellariiformes

  • Family
    :

    Procellariidés

  • Genus
    :

    Daption

  • Species
    :

    capense

Descriptor

Linnaeus, 1758

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 40 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 81 à 91 cm.
  • Weight
    : 440 à 480 g
Longevity

20 years

Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Cape Petrel (Daption capense) is a species of bird in the Procellariidae family.

Subspecific information 2 Subspecies

  • Daption capense capense (subantarctic islands, Antarctic Pen.)
  • Daption capense australe (New Zealand's subantarctic islands)

Foreign names

  • Damier du Cap,
  • Petrel Damero,
  • Pintado,
  • Kapsturmvogel,
  • galambhojsza,
  • Kaapse Stormvogel,
  • Petrello del Capo,
  • Brokpetrell,
  • Flekkpetrell,
  • fulmarka tenkozobá,
  • buřňák černobílý,
  • Kappetrel,
  • kapinmyrskyliitäjä,
  • Seeduifstormvoël,
  • petrell del Cap,
  • Mardúfa,
  • warcabnik,
  • Kāpzemes vētrasputns,
  • kapski viharnik,
  • Капский голубок,
  • Petrel tanjung,
  • マダラフルマカモメ,
  • 花斑鹱,
  • 南非鸌〔海角鸌〕,

Habitat

Marine Neritic : Pelagic, Subtidal Rock and Rocky Reefs, Subtidal Loose Rock/pebble/gravel, Subtidal Sandy, Subtidal Sandy-Mud, Macroalgal/Kelp, Seagrass (Submerged) ; Marine Oceanic : Epipelagic (0-200m), Mesopelagic (200-1000m) ; Marine Coastal/Supratidal : Sea Cliffs and Rocky Offshore Islands

Geographic range

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