Family: Procellariidae (petrels, shearwaters)

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Species indigenous to southern Africa

Bulweria bulwerii (Bulwer's petrel) 

Bulweria fallax (Jouanin's petrel) 

Calonectris diomedea (Cory's shearwater) 

Calonectris leucomelas (Streaked shearwater) 

Daption capense (Pintado petrel) 

Fulmarus glacialoides (Southern fulmar, Antarctic fulmar) 

Halobaena caerulea (Blue petrel) 

Lugensa brevirostris (Kerguelen petrel) 

 

Macronectes giganteus (Southern giant-petrel) 

Macronectes halli (Northern giant-petrel) 

Pachyptila belcheri (Slender-billed prion) 

Pachyptila desolata (Antarctic prion, Dove prion) 

Pachyptila salvini (Salvin's prion) 

 

Pachyptila turtur (Fairy prion) 

Pachyptila vittata (Broad-billed prion) 

Procellaria aequinoctialis (White-chinned petrel) 

Procellaria cinerea (Grey petrel) 

 

Procellaria conspicillata (Spectacled petrel) 

Pterodroma baraui (Barauís petrel) 

Pterodroma incerta (Atlantic petrel) 

 

Pterodroma lessonii (White-headed petrel) 

 

Pterodroma macroptera (Great-winged petrel) 

Pterodroma mollis (Soft-plumaged petrel) 

Puffinus assimilis (Little shearwater) 

 

Puffinus bailloni (Tropical shearwater, Audubon's Shearwater) 

Puffinus carneipes (Flesh-footed shearwater) 

Puffinus gravis (Great shearwater) 

Puffinus griseus (Sooty shearwater) 

Puffinus mauretanicus (Balearic shearwater) 

Puffinus pacificus (Wedge-tailed shearwater) 

Puffinus puffinus (Manx shearwater) 

Thalassoica antarctica (Antarctic petrel) 

 
 

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