Petrels and Shearwaters (Procellariidae)

Jouanin's Petrel (Bulweria fallax) - HBW 1, p. 250

French: Pétrel de Jouanin German: Jouaninsturmvogel 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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