This is not a common species; it is an inhabitant of tropical seas and has only been casually-found on our coasts or inland. It is a handsome species with white forehead, underparts and nape with a small isolated black cap on the crown; the rest of the upper parts are blackish. It is a native of the West Indies.

Black capped Petrel Scaled Petrel. Fisher's Petrel

Black-capped Petrel. Scaled Petrel. Fisher's Petrel.