CAPTAIN COOK'S PETRELS RAGE ON!
- Howdy, Seabirders,
This is a brief report of today's Cook's Petrel chase trip on
Monterey Bay today. Highlights on the beautiful, calm day which
covered three counties (Monterey, Santa Cruz, and San Mateo)
included: 22 COOK'S PETRELS, sitting in a flock on the ocean,
offering our best and closest views yet and pleasing many of the
excellent photographers on board; 3 BULLER'S SHEARWATERS; 5 XANTUS'
MURRELETS; the first of fall ASHY STORM-PETRELS for Monterey Bay; a
"grand slam" on all of the jaegers + SOUTH POLAR SKUA.
The marine mammal show wasn't too bad either: 1 SEI WHALE, 2 BLUE
WHALES, 3 FIN WHALES, 35 HUMPBACK WHALES and a variety of dolphins.
Many thanks to all of the folks who traveled a long distance to join
us today, including some who flew in from out of state. It was a
very, very satisfying seabirding day on Monterey Bay! A full report
will come later.
Our upcoming trips with spaces available include:
Monterey Bay: August 7, 21, 28, 13: September 9, 11, 12, 24, 25, 26,
27; October 3, 4, 10, 11, 25; November 28.
Bodega Bay: August 12; September 16, 20; October 16.
Fort Bragg: August 16; September 18; October 18.
PLEASE NOTE: The August 14 Fort Bragg and September 13 Monterey trips
are SOLD OUT.
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