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Uploaded on Monday 05 Dec 2011 by Peter Prokosch

Cape Petrel (Daption capense), Antarctic Penisular

Year: 2011
From collection: Antarctic biodiversity
Taken by: Peter Prokosch
The Cape Petrel, also called Cape Pigeon, is one of the most common seabirds of the Southern Ocean and around Antarctica. They have an estimated population of around 2 million. Cape Petrels feed mainly on crustacea, including krill, and are often seen following ships.
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