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Petrel, Black-capped
Bird Info
Bird Info
Conservation status
Scientific Name:
Pterodroma hasitata
Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Bahamas, Barbados, Bermuda, Brazil, British Isles, British Virgin Islands, Canada, Caribbean, Cayman Islands, Central America and Caribbean, Central America excluding Mexico, Colombia, Connecticut, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominica, Dominican Republic, England, Europe, Florida, French Antilles, Georgia (State), Global, Haiti, Jamaica, Kentucky, Maryland, Massachusetts, Montserrat Read more
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This species is classified as Endangered because it has a very small, fragmented and declining breeding range and population. It has already been extirpated from some sites, and declines are likely to continue as a result of habitat loss and degradation, hunting and invasive predators. ...
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This long-winged petrel has a grey-brown back and wings, with a white nape and rump. Underparts are mainly white apart from a black cap (that in some individuals extends to cover the eye) and some dark underwing makings. It picks food items such as squid from the ocean surface. ...
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