Link to BirdingNZ.net on the discovery of a live Bulwer's Petrel in the surf near Christchurch, NZ. The only other record of Bulwer's in NZ is a beachcast specimen found in 1998.
Link to the article about it
http://www.pressdisplay.com/pressdisplay/showlink.aspx?bookmarkid=2LF8PTR8Y2O8&preview=arti cle&linkid=95bfeaba-fab5-4ce7-b36e-5ad587755f36&pdaffid=1IGT%2bokLYqHKlD2G3RJH9A%3d%3 d
What is the status in Australia? I saw that BARC rejected one submission from 1999. Has there been any other reported sightings? I think there was one from Wollongong, but there wasn't anything submitted.