GREAT-WINGED PETREL

(Pterodroma macroptera)

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Roberts VI / VII 23 / 505
Clements 2000 11.0080
Howard & Moore 2
(CBOS 5)
11-9

 

A large petrel (40 cm) found in the more northerly parts on the southern oceans. It is a non breeding visitor to all SA waters. Its diet is mainly cephalopods.

 

List of Stamps showing Great-winged Petrel

Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

Tristan da Cunha 0220  0222 1977 1p
Tristan da Cunha 0841   2005 35p