Bulweria

Petrels

Bulwer’s Petrel (Bulweria bulwerii) - roosting in the sea wall, which is why everything looks orange-rust

 

Bulwer’s Petrel (Bulweria bulwerii) - Scurrying around in rocks near the coastguard landfill. Tern Island, Northwestern Hawaiian Islands. Bulweria is a genus of seabirds with three species:

  • Bulwer's Petrel (Bulweria bulwerii)

  • Jouanin's Petrel (Bulweria fallax).

  • Small Saint Helena Petrel (Bulweria bifax) - extinct since the early 16th century. Known only from skeletal remains

 

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