Species Morus capensis (Lichtenstein, 1823) (Cape gannet)

Biological classification:
  • kingdom: Animalia
  • - phylum: Chordata
  • -- order: Suliformes
  • --- family: Sulidae
  • ---- species: Morus capensis
Characteristics:carnivore; body-length: 85 cm; white plumage with black flight feathers and black tail; thick grey bill; juveniles have brown plumage wich whitens as they age
References:Sinclair 1994: 48
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