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Petrel, Barau's
 
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Scientific Name:
Pterodroma baraui
Location(s):
Africa, Asia, Australasia, Australia, Global, India, Indian Ocean Islands, Indonesia, Madagascar, Mauritius, Mozambique, PakistanIndiaBanghladesh, Reunion, Southern Africa, Sri Lanka Read more
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IUCN
In 1987, the population was estimated at 3,000 breeding pairs based on colony and coastal counts, and 15,000 individuals based on transects at sea. In 1992, it was estimated that up to half the breeding population may have been killed by illegal shooting. Although this may have been an overestimat ...
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Wikipedia
The name commemorates Armand Barau, an agricultural engineer and ornithologist from the French territory of RĂ©union in the Indian Ocean. It is one of the most recently discovered species of seabird and was only described in 1964, although it was known to local people prior to that. ...
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