Greater Shearwater - Monterey Bay - 29 November (photos)
At about 10:35 this morning we (Shearwater Journeys) had a brief fly-by
Greater Shearwater about 5 miles of Pt. Lobos. Scott Terrill spotted the
bird as it crossed the bow and headed off to the northeast. I was able to
get my camera on it going away, and secured a few (pretty crappy) images!
They are identifiable nonetheless. Here's the link:
In the first image there's a Pink-footed Shearwater above and a Black-footed
Albatross in the background. The dorsal shots show the whitish uppertail
coverts, black cap and white collar, while the ventral views show the dark
belly smudge quite nicely. Look for a full trip report from Debi.
Brian L. Sullivan
Pacific Grove, CA
eBird/AKN Project Leader
Birds of North America Online
Cornell Lab of Ornithology
159 Sapsucker Woods Rd.
Ithaca, NY 14850
North American Birds
American Birding Association
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- On Sat, 29 Nov 2008 16:21:04 -0800, "Brian Sullivan"
>At about 10:35 this morning we (Shearwater Journeys) had a brief fly-byThanks to a generous contribution from Emmanuel Roy, another photo of the
>Greater Shearwater about 5 miles of Pt. Lobos.
Greater Shearwater can be seen at:
Joseph Morlan, Pacifica, CA 94044 jmorlan (at) ccsf.edu
S.F. Birding Classes start Oct 28 http://fog.ccsf.edu/~jmorlan/
California Bird Records Committee http://www.wfo-cbrc.org/cbrc/