Definition of Cape pigeon in English:

Cape pigeon

Line breaks: Cape pi¦geon
(also Cape petrel)

noun

  • another term for pintado petrel.
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    • Wandering albatrosses, Wilson's stormy petrels, Cape petrels and brown-browed albatrosses (try saying that quickly!) kept us entertained us with their flights across the waves.
    • A couple of Australasian gannets, white-fronted terns, and two Cape petrels put in an appearance.
    • The population and breeding status of Cape petrel is satisfactory.

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