Black-capped Petrel

Black-capped Petrel by AFC

Pterodroma hasitata by Kathy Haycock
(8 in. x 8 in. | oil on canvas | ID#4113)

Family: PROCELLARIIDAE | Conservation Status: Endangered | Population Trend: decreasing

Artist Statement

This petrel is endangered in its Caribbean habitat due mostly to habitat loss (forest logging), human predation. and predation by hawks, gulls and crows. Efforts to protect remaining nesting areas in Dominican Republic and Haiti seem their only hope.

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