WoRMS name details

Sula capensis (Lichtenstein, 1823)

212598  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:212598)

 unaccepted (synonym)
Species
marine
Not documented
Description Length: 84-94 cm. Colour: adult general colour white; face buff-yellow fading into yellow on head and nape; primaries and...  
Description Length: 84-94 cm. Colour: adult general colour white; face buff-yellow fading into yellow on head and nape; primaries and secondaries black; tail black; bill blue-grey with black lines; facial skin black; legs and feet black with greenish-blue line on front of tarsus and top of toes; eye silvery-blue; immature brown with white spotts. Habitat: offshore coastal waters seldom beyond continental shelf. (<313><318>) [details]
WoRMS (2021). Sula capensis (Lichtenstein, 1823). Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=212598 on 2022-01-19
Date
action
by
1998-07-11 06:36:40Z
created
Depew, Lorna
1998-08-28 07:21:49Z
changed
Depew, Lorna
2011-04-07 13:28:45Z
changed

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basis of record Brown, L.H., E.K. Urban & K. Newman. (1982). The Birds of Africa, Volume I. <em>Academic Press, London.</em>  [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Description Length: 84-94 cm. Colour: adult general colour white; face buff-yellow fading into yellow on head and nape; primaries and secondaries black; tail black; bill blue-grey with black lines; facial skin black; legs and feet black with greenish-blue line on front of tarsus and top of toes; eye silvery-blue; immature brown with white spotts. Habitat: offshore coastal waters seldom beyond continental shelf. (<313><318>) [details]
LanguageName 
English South African gannetCape gannet  [details]