Saint Helena petrel

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Saint Helena petrel
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Procellariiformes
Family: Procellariidae
Genus: Pseudobulweria
Species:
P. rupinarum
Binomial name
Pseudobulweria rupinarum
(Olson, 1975)

The Saint Helena petrel (Pseudobulweria rupinarum), also known as the Saint Helena gadfly petrel or large Saint Helena petrel, was a species of seabird in the family Procellariidae. It was endemic to the island of Saint Helena in the South Atlantic Ocean. It most likely became extinct after overpredation by people.

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