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Cape Petrels (Daption capense), Antarctic Peninsula

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. For any form of publication, please include the link to this page: www.grida.no/resources/3193

Year: 2016

From album: Antarctic biodiversity

Photographer: Peter Prokosch

Tags: Antarctica Arctic Atlantic change climate Environmental fauna Global ocean Pacific Southern worldwide

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