SPECTACLED PETREL

(Procellaria conspicillata)

split from White-chinned Petrel (Procellaria (aequinoctialis) conspicillata)

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Roberts VI / VII (   ) / 520
Clements 2000 11.0491
Howard & Moore 2
(CBOS 5)
11-51(1)

 

 
A large bird (51-58 cm), previously considered a sub-species of the White-chinned Petrel (R32). It breeds on Inaccessible Island and Tristan da Cunha. It is a rare summer visitor to southern African waters

 

List of Stamps showing Spectacled Petrel

Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

Tristan da Cunha 0421  0416 1986   50p
Tristan da Cunha
(Birdlife)
0724ma 2001 35p
Tristan da Cunha
(Birdlife)
0724mb 2001 35p
Tristan da Cunha
(Birdlife)
0724mc 2001 35p
Tristan da Cunha
(Birdlife)
0724md 2001 35p
Tristan da Cunha
(Birdlife)
0724me 2001 35p