SoCal Pelagic Trip Report & Upcoming Trips
Participants on last week's sold out 48-hour trip aboard Grande saw a San Diego Brown Booby at the Nine Mile Bank, Skuas, tropicbirds, Long-tailed Jaegers, Sabine's Gulls, Blue Whales, Pacific White-sided Dolphin, 4 species of Storm-Petrels and 4 amazingly awesome pods of seldom-seen-this-well Baird's Beaked Whales. The trip list and photos are posted at:
UPCOMING PELAGIC BIRDING ADVENTURES FROM SAN DIEGO
Mon Friday Sept 6-10. The Mercedes-Benz of Pelagic Trips aboard Searcher. Air-conditioned staterooms, 4 bathrooms, chef-prepared meals, wine, beer and ICE CREAM all included in cost. This trip has it all. Lunch over the Nine Mile Bank, wake up in the Channel Islands, wake up in two-mile deep water, cruise and chum past the San Juan seamount, wake up in the south-western most regions of the ABA. Still some spots available.
Oct 2-4. In search of Cook's, Stejneger's, Mottled and Hawaiian Petrels a 56-hour Deep Water Adventure to the San Juan Seamount and Patton Escarpment aboard Grande. Already half sold out.
Oct 9. 12 hours. The Craveri's Express. San Diego waters ALL day, ALL the time. The best chance to see tropicbird, Craveri's Murrelet, Least & Ashy Storm-Petrels, Skua, Long-tailed Jaeger and Buller's Shearwater in San Diego Waters.
W. Terry Hunefeld, Encinitas
Life is short. Seabird often.
In memory of Luke Cole and Mike San Miguel
"Come on out with us to see what's out there."
Southern California Seabirding Trips
by: Buena Vista Audubon Society
Los Coronados Islands & Nine Mile Bank
all the way to the edge of the Continental Shelf