Nov 20th LA AUDUBON deep water Pelagic has a few spots left
- Saturday, November 20 - Ventura Marina toward and past San Miguel
Island on the fast catamaran M/V Islander. Nine-hour trip departs
from the Island Packers dock in the Ventura harbor at 8 A.M. and
returns around 5 P.M. After dropping off campers on Santa Cruz
Island we will have the boat to ourselves, and head toward 1000
fathom water about 10 miles from San Miguel Island. Birds seen this
time of year: Northern Fulmar; Black-vented, Pink-footed and Sooty
Shearwaters; Leach's Storm-Petrel; South Polar Skua; Pomarine and
Parasitic Jaegers; rocky shorebirds (up to 5); Common Murre;
Cassin's and Rhinoceros Auklets. Occasionally: Craveri's Murrelet.
Rareties: Flesh-footed and Buller's Shearwaters and Black-footed
Albatross. Snack type galley with hot dogs, sandwiches, pizza and
Leaders: Todd McGrath, David Pereksta, Michael J. San Miguel Jr.,
Note: Destinations may be changed in order to maximize bird
sightings, or to minimize very rough seas.