Observations in the Family: Procellariidae

English Name: Petrels or Petrels, Prions, Shearwaters Etc. or Stormvoëls, Pylstormvoëls

S Giant Petrel 20140114

S Giant Petrel 20140114
By: Evanne Rothwell
Friends of Silvermine Nature Area
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Location: 97, Main Rd
Observed on: 14th January 2014
Added to iSpot: 15th January 2014
Identifications: 2
Agreements: 3
Comments: 11
Description: A beautiful juvenile Southern Giant Petrel rescued from Danger Beach at St James. The interesting fact is that it was ringed in Australia! We are awaiting more info from Safring. It had a small injury and was sent to SANCCOB.

Calonectris diomedea _Eugene

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By: goukammarangers
Cape Nature
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Location: N2, Knysna
Observed on: 21st December 2013
Added to iSpot: 22nd December 2013
Identifications: 2
Agreements: 0
Comments: 0

Close to the coast

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Location: Walker Bay, Hermanus
Observed on: 25th November 2013
Added to iSpot: 26th November 2013
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 1
Comments: 0
Description: It is the first time that I observe them so close to the coast

White Chin

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Location: Walker Bay, Hermanus
Observed on: 2nd November 2013
Added to iSpot: 5th November 2013
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 1
Comments: 0

Nothern Giant Petrel at Elsehul, South Georgia

Nothern Giant Petrel
By: forshawn
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Location: Elsehul, South Georgia
Observed on: 9th November 2007
Added to iSpot: 21st August 2013
Identifications: 2
Agreements: 1
Comments: 0

Northern Giant Petrel west of Shag Rocks

Nothern Giant Petrel
By: forshawn
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Location: West of Shag Rocks, South Georgia
Observed on: 8th November 2007
Added to iSpot: 21st August 2013
Identifications: 2
Agreements: 1
Comments: 0

Whitechin Petrel

Whitechin Petrel
By: tony rebelo
iSpot TeamBotanical Society of South Africa A-teamCape Bird ClubEntomological Society of Southern AfricaFriends of Tokai ParkProtea Atlas ProjectSenior Scout AdventureSouth African National Biodiversity InstituteSouth African National Parks Honorary RangersToyota Enviro Outreach
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Location: Cape Canyon
Observed on: 20th July 2013
Added to iSpot: 12th August 2013
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 3
Comments: 0

Antarctic Prion

Antarctic Prion
By: tony rebelo
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Location: Cape Canyon
Observed on: 20th July 2013
Added to iSpot: 12th August 2013
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0

Southern Giant Petrel

Southern Giant Petrel
By: tony rebelo
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Location: Cape Canyon
Observed on: 20th July 2013
Added to iSpot: 12th August 2013
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 3
Comments: 3

Southern Giant Petrel

Southern Giant Petrel
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Location: Marion Island
Observed on: 10th May 1994
Added to iSpot: 5th April 2013
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0

Juv Giant S Petrel 20133103 (a)

Juv Giant S Petrel 20133103 (a)
By: Evanne Rothwell
Friends of Silvermine Nature Area
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Location: 18-20, Beach Rd
Observed on: 31st March 2013
Added to iSpot: 31st March 2013
Identifications: 2
Agreements: 0
Comments: 10
Description: This magnificent bird was collected from Muizenberg beach, exhausted, by me (SANCCOB volunteer), after the tremendous gales of the 30th March 2013. It had 1/2 web missing from its left foot, but it was an old injury. Reminded us of a dodo, and was very heavy and difficult to tube feed.

Southern Giant Petrel

Southern Giant Petrel
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Location: Marion Island
Observed on: 16th May 1994
Added to iSpot: 30th December 2012
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 4
Comments: 2
Description: Turbo charger on top of its beak.

Rare: Both Giant Petrels in 1 pic!! (Take 3)

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By: Brian KD2
Custodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersEastern Cape Parks & Tourism Agency
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Location: SW of Cape Point
Observed on: 6th November 2010
Added to iSpot: 14th October 2012
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 4
Comments: 2

Southern Giant Petrel

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By: Brian KD2
Custodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersEastern Cape Parks & Tourism Agency
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Location: SW of Cape Point
Observed on: 6th November 2010
Added to iSpot: 8th October 2012
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0

White-chinned Petrel

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By: Brian KD2
Custodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersEastern Cape Parks & Tourism Agency
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Location: SW of Cape Point
Observed on: 6th November 2010
Added to iSpot: 8th October 2012
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 3
Comments: 0

Giant Petrel?

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By: jgietzmann
Location: 57-59, Beach Rd
Observed on: 16th September 2012
Added to iSpot: 18th September 2012
Identifications: 2
Agreements: 2
Comments: 2

Distant seabird defies ID!

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By: jgietzmann
Location: 119, Beach Rd
Observed on: 16th September 2012
Added to iSpot: 18th September 2012
Identifications: 2
Agreements: 1
Comments: 0
Description: So sorry for the woeful pics, but my curiosity is getting the better of me!

First Southern Giant Petrel

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By: Brian KD2
Custodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersEastern Cape Parks & Tourism Agency
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Location: SW of Cape Point
Observed on: 2nd September 2012
Added to iSpot: 4th September 2012
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 1
Comments: 0

Pintado Petrel

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By: Brian KD2
Custodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersEastern Cape Parks & Tourism Agency
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Location: SW of Cape Point
Observed on: 2nd September 2012
Added to iSpot: 4th September 2012
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0

White-chinned Petrel

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By: Brian KD2
Custodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersEastern Cape Parks & Tourism Agency
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Location: SW of Cape Point
Observed on: 2nd September 2012
Added to iSpot: 4th September 2012
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0

SOUTHER GIANT-PETREL

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Location: Walker Bay, Hermanus
Observed on: 26th September 2011
Added to iSpot: 26th November 2011
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0
Description: a juv. eating on a dead cape gannett

Giant Petrel, Cape Point - 2009

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By: marlandza
Botanical Society of South Africa
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Location: Table Mountain National Park, Cape of Good Hope
Observed on: 4th July 2009
Added to iSpot: 23rd August 2011
Identifications: 2
Agreements: 5
Comments: 1
Description: Very dark sea bird with large pinkish bill.

Northern Giant Petrel

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By: Gigi
Botanical Society of South AfricaCape Bird ClubMountain Club of SA (Cape Town)South African National Biodiversity Institute
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Location: Coast, opposite Mouille Point Lighthouse
Observed on: 20th June 2010
Added to iSpot: 14th May 2011
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 3
Comments: 0
Description: This is probably a young bird, and is possibly the same individual that had been released from SANCCOB a few days earlier. Note the ring. The reddish brown tip is characteristic for this species.

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