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  Cape Gannet (Morus capensis)





Cape Gannet | Morus capensis photo
Cape Gannet (Morus capensis), Birds Island, Lamberts Bay, Western Cape, South Africa

Image by Winfried Bruenken - Some rights reserved.    (view image details)

Cape Gannet | Morus capensis photo
Cape Gannet (Morus capensis), Birds Island, Lamberts Bay, Western Cape, South Africa

Image by Winfried Bruenken - Some rights reserved.    (view image details)

CAPE GANNET FACTS

distribution map showing range of Morus capensis in Australia

Map is from Atlas of Living Australia website at http://biocache.ala.org.au licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia License




Classification
Class:Aves
Order:Procellariiformes
Family:Sulidae
Genus:Morus
Species:capensis
Common Name:Cape Gannet

Relatives in same Genus
  Australian Gannet (M. serrator)