Jouanin's petrel

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

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

It is found in Djibouti, Indonesia, Pakistan, Kenya, Maldives, Mozambique, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Seychelles, Somalia, and Yemen.

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


  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Bulweria fallax". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013.
  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.