Jouanin's petrel

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Jouanin's petrel
Off the east coast of India
Scientific classification Edit this classification
Domain: Eukaryota
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Procellariiformes
Family: Procellariidae
Genus: Bulweria
B. fallax
Binomial name
Bulweria fallax
Jouanin, 1955

Jouanin's petrel (Bulweria fallax) is a species of seabird in the family Procellariidae.

It is found throughout the northwestern Indian Ocean.

Its natural habitats are open seas and shallow seas. It has been recorded breeding on Socotra.[2]

It is threatened by illegal killing.[3]


  1. ^ BirdLife International (2018). "Bulweria fallax". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2018: e.T22698136A132628433. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2018-2.RLTS.T22698136A132628433.en. Retrieved 12 November 2021.
  2. ^ Redman, N.; Stevenson, T.; Fanshawe, J. (2016). Birds of the Horn of Africa: Ethiopia, Eritrea, Djibouti, Somalia, and Socotra - Revised and Expanded Edition. Princeton Field Guides. Princeton University Press. p. 38. ISBN 978-0-691-17289-7. Retrieved 2018-11-22.
  3. ^ BROCHET, ANNE-LAURE; VAN DEN BOSSCHE, WILLEM; JONES, VICTORIA R.; ARNARDOTTIR, HOLMFRIDUR; DAMOC, DORIN; DEMKO, MIROSLAV; DRIESSENS, GERALD; FLENSTED, KNUD; GERBER, MICHAEL; GHASABYAN, MAMIKON; GRADINAROV, DIMITAR; HANSEN, JANUS; HORVÁTH, MÁRTON; KARLONAS, MARIUS; KROGULEC, JAROSŁAW (2017-12-15). "Illegal killing and taking of birds in Europe outside the Mediterranean: assessing the scope and scale of a complex issue". Bird Conservation International. 29 (1): 10–40. doi:10.1017/s0959270917000533. ISSN 0959-2709.