Bulwer's Petrel

Bulweria bulwerii (Jardine & Selby, 1828)

Summary

Pelagic species with a very large population (actual number in the order of many hundreds of thousands individuals) and with an extremely large distribution area.
Migratory species, nesting on islands in the Atlantic, specifically in the Macaronesia and in the central and eastern Pacific, in cracks, cavities, holes or under low vegetation in coastal slopes or coastal cliffs and wintering at sea in the tropical Atlantic, tropical Indian and tropical Pacific oceans.
The evolution trend of the global population is stable.

Global conservation status

Least concern (IUCN ver. 3.1, 2010)
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Common names

  • Bulwer's Petrel

Subspecies

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Behavior

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Flight

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Habitat

It nests on islands in the Atlantic, specifically in the Macaronesia and in the central and eastern Pacific, in cracks, cavities, holes or under low vegetation in coastal slopes or coastal cliffs.
It winters in the sea in the tropical Atlantic, tropical Indian and tropical Pacific oceans.

Feed

It feeds mostly on small fish and squid, but also crustaceans.

Breeding

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Predators

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Threats

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