Cape Gannet Morus capensis movements in Africa

Cape Gannet (Morus capensis) Science Article 3


Cape Gannets Morus capensis breed at only six coastal islandsoff Namibia and South Africa (Table 1, Fig. 1). They are thethird most-ringed birds in southern Africa, with some 140 000ringed since 1950 (Oschadleus & Underhill 1999). Most ringingrecords since 1975 have been captured electronically.

Oschadleus, H.D. & Brooks, M, Waterbirds around the world

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