October 8, 2011 Trip Report
- Howdy, Birders,
Shearwater Journeys Trip Report for the October 8, 2011 Monterey Bay
trip can be found at:
Highlights included: 1 LAYSAN and 20 BLACK-FOOTED ALBATROSSES; 1
FLESH-FOOTED and 45 BULLER'S SHEARWATERS; 4 SOUTH POLAR SKUAS; the
first of fall BONAPARTE'S GULL and at least 5 KILLER WHALES feeding
on an animal they had killed! We have observed Flesh-footed
Shearwater on every October trip so far. See Abe Borker's images of
the day at:
Please join us on the following October trips: OCT 14 departing from
BODEGA BAY and OCT 15 departing from HALF MOON BAY. Please contact
Debi Shearwater no later than 8 am, October 13th for a reservation.
These trips should be especially good for photographers.
See you out there!
Shearwaters and Auklets forever,
AKA, "Annie Auklet" as played by Angelica Huston in the 20th Century
Fox movie, "The Big Year" opening on October 14th at a theater near you!
Shearwater Journeys, Inc.
PO Box 190
Hollister, CA 95024
SVALBARD: High Arctic Seabirds & Polar Bears, Walrus: 28 June-8 July,
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