SOFT-PLUMAGED PETREL

(Pterodroma mollis)

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Roberts VI / VII 24 / 509
Clements 2000 11.0230
Howard & Moore 2 (CBOS 5) 11-24
A medium sized petrel (35 cm) found in the Atlantic and S Indian Oceans. It breeds on the islands of Madeira, Cape Verde, Tristan da Cunha, Marion, Gough and elsewhere. A common non breeding visitor to SA. It lives on cephalopods and fish

List of Stamps showing Soft-plumaged Petrel

Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

French Southern & Antarctic Territories 0139 0136 1980 1f
French Southern & Antarctic Territories     2009 0.55
Madeira 0233 0114 1987 125e
Tristan da Cunha 0223 0225 1977 4p
Tristan da Cunha 0843   2005 2