Red-tail Tropicbird

 Phaethon rubricauda











White-tail Tropicbird

 Phaethon lepturus











Wedge-tailed Shearwater

 Puffinus pacificus










Round Island Petrel

Pterodroma arminjoniana











Bulwer's Petrel

Bulweria bulwerii 











 Round Island holds important colonies of Wedge-tailed Shearwater, Red-tailed Tropicbird and White-tailed Tropicbird in the Indian Ocean and these colonies are of international importance. Breeding Bulwer’s Petrel and Black-winged Petrel have also recently been found on Round Island, the only known breeding ground for these species in the Indian Ocean.


Tropical Shearwater

Puffinus lherminieri











 ROUND ISLAND  (Île Ronde)

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