BLACK-BELLIED STORM PETREL

(Fregatta tropica)

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Roberts VI / VII 46 / 480
Clements 2000 12.0050
Howard & Moore 2
(CBOS 5)
 12-6

 

A medium sized petrel (19 cm to 22 cm) distributed in the southern oceans including the sub-Antarctic. It breeds on many islands in the south and migrates north to the subtropics in the southern winter. A very rare vagrant to the south and west coasts of SA. It feeds off cephalopods, crustaceans and fish.

 

List of Stamps showing Black-bellied Storm Petrel

Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

British Antarctic Territory 0295 0281 1998 30p