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Petrel, Spectacled
 
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Scientific Name:
Procellaria conspicillata
Location(s):
Africa, Brazil, Eastern Cape Province, Global, KwaZulu Natal Province, Namibia, Northern Cape Province, South Africa, South America, Southern Africa, Western Cape Province Read more
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IUCN
14,400 nesting burrows were counted on Inaccessible Island in 2009-2010 (Ryan et al. 2011). Assuming 90% occupancy, this equates to a breeding population of approximately 20,000 birds. The population is estimated at around 38,000; 7,000 individuals were present at sea off Brazil based on survey data ...
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Wikipedia
The Spectacled Petrel, Procellaria conspicillata, is a rare seabird that nests only on the high western plateau of Inaccessible Island in the Tristan da Cunha group. It is one of the largest petrels that nest in burrows. ...
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