Wedge-rumped Storm-Petrel & Flesh-footed Shearwater
The Buena Vista Audubon Society deep water pelagic trip aboard Grande from 2-4 October photographed a WEDGE-RUMPED STORM-PETREL, a FLESH-FOOTED SHEARWATER and rafts of thousands of LEAST STORM-PETRELS midway between San Diego and San Clemente Island. Also seen were Black-footed Albatrosses, a pair of BROWN BOOBIES and 5 species of whales including breaching Baird's Beaked Whales and a Sperm Whale.
Details, photos, video and a complete accounting of the Wedge-rumped and other
species are posted at:
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