Jouanin's Petrel (Bulweria fallax) - HBW 1, p. 250
French: Pétrel de Jouanin
Spanish: Petrel de Jouanin
Taxonomy: Bulweria fallax Jouanin, 1955, north western Indian Ocean, lat. 12° 30' N, long. 55° E.
Has been considered conspecific with B. bulwerii, but recent work suggests they are distinct species (see page 217). Monotypic.
Distribution: NW Indian Ocean, breeding grounds undiscovered; suspected to breed in Oman, either inland in desert mountains, or along coast, e.g. on Kuria Muria Is.
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Jouanin's Petrel close to our boat on a short pelagic out of the salalah coast
Locality Salalah, Dhofar Governorate, Oman
Jacob Garvelink 29 October 2012 6 weeks ago 4.5
Taken during a Pelagic off the East Coast of the UAE (Gulf of Oman).
Locality United Arab Emirates (Monotypic species)
Mike Barth 14 June 2013 3 weeks ago ADDED LAST MONTH 4.4
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