Petrel Spectacled (Procellaria conspicillata) adult on water – South Cape Point South Africa

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Petrel Spectacled (Procellaria conspicillata) adult on water – South Cape Point South Africa

The Spectacled Petrel is a rare oceanic bird nesting only on the high western plateau of the inaccessible island of Tristan da Cunha in the South Atlantic. It is one of the largest petrels that nests in burrows.

  • Species:Spectacled Petrel (Procellaria conspicillata)
  • Bird Type:Adult in the water
  • FamilyPetrels, Shearwaters (Procellariidae)
  • Date Taken20191130
  • Location:75km South Cape Point
  • Area:Latitude: S 34°39.365'- Longitude: E 18°18.905'
  • Country:South Africa
  • Region:All Africa South of Sahara
Photo File Ref: BOA02602a Petrel Spectacled 1 Seventy KM South Simonstown West Cape RSA Nov19 PH4_1523
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