English Name Jouanin's Petrel
Scientific Name Bulweria fallax
German Name Jouaninsturmvogel
Spanish Name Petrel de Jouanin
French Name Pétrel de Jouanin
Jouanin's Petrel
Peters Family Name PROCELLARIIDAE:Fulmars,Petrels and Shearwaters Order 124.0
Sibley Monroe Family Name PROCELLARIIDAE(Procellariinae):Petrels,Shearwaters Order 3958.0
Gill Family Name PROCELLARIIDAE:Shearwaters,Petrels,Fulmars Order 164.0
New 2013 Family Name PROCELLARIIDAE,Procellariinae:Procellarine Petrels Order 132.0
English Synonyms
$Thalassidroma columbina Reichenbach,1849["1852"],Avium systema naturale:das natürliche System der Vogel mit hundert Tafeln grosstentheils Original-Abbildungen der bis jetzt entdecken fast zwölfhundert typischen Formen,pl.19,fig.2727.
Authority Jouanin 1955

Marine & pelagic. Mainly recorded far from land.


Fledging in November-December

Very little known.Recorded in southern Red Sea, Gulf of Aden and well out into Arabian Sea..Twice recorded south to Kenya. Exceptional cases of 2 birds in Adriatic Sea and 1 bird captured in Hawaii.