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Bulweria fallax Jouanin, 1955 – Jouanin's Petrel

Taxonomic Notes:

This species is listed as Near Threatened in the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (https://www.iucnredlist.org/)


Nesting/juveniles:
Indian and global distribution:
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Identification:
Sexual, seasonal & individual variation:
Status, Habitat and Habits:

This pelagic species is uncommon. It inhabits rocky cliffs for breeding and flies throughout the waterbodies frequently foraging on planktons and other aquatic invertebrates. It is migratory, breeding in Oman and Yemen, and wintering in India, Iran, Somalia, and Australia (BirdLife International 2018).

Conservation Status:  

This species is listed as Near Threatened in the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (https://www.iucnredlist.org/)


According to the IUCN Red List assessment, the current population trend of this species is unknown, while the population estimate is of 2,500-9,999 individuals. The threat to its persistence comes from hunting for meat and medicine (BirdLife International 2018).


References:
BirdLife International 2018. Bulweria fallax . The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2018: e.T22698136A132628433. https://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2018-2.RLTS.T22698136A132628433.en. Accessed on 14 February 2020.


Aves > Procellariiformes > Procellariidae > Bulweria


Cite this page along with its URL as:
Bhavanarayeni, R., and A. Bayani. 2020. Bulweria fallax Jouanin, 1955 – Jouanin's Petrel. Satose, V., V. Ramachandran, P. Roy, and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Birds of India, v. 2.14. Indian Foundation for Butterflies.
http://www.birdsofindia.org/sp/896/Bulweria-fallax
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