Bulwer's petrel

Bul·​wer's petrel | \ ˈbu̇lwə(r)z- \

Definition of Bulwer's petrel

: a small sooty black petrel (Bulweria bulwerii) with a gray chin and pinkish feet

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History and Etymology for Bulwer's petrel

after James Bulwer †1879 British clergyman and fellow of the Linnaean society

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“Bulwer's petrel.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Bulwer's%20petrel. Accessed 25 Feb. 2020.

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