Pelagics (Steve Murray)

Sightings anywhere within a 250 km radius of Toowoomba, but excluding the local survey area (see above), for the period 1 Sep - 30 Nov 2009.

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Pelagics (Steve Murray)

Post by Mick Atzeni » Mon Oct 26, 2009 11:38 pm

From : Steve <>
Subject : RE: [Birding-Aus] How many species in southern Qld/northern NSW thisSpring?
To : 'Michael Atzeni' <>

Tue, 27 Oct, 2009 04:42 PM
Hi Michael....Of birds missing from your list for spring....several were
recorded on the Southport pelagic 24Oct 2009 Namely:

Kermadec Petrel
Tahiti petrel
Providence Petrel
Short-tailed Shearwater
Wedge-tailed Shearwater
Wilson's Storm-Petrel
Black-bellied Storm-Petrel
Pomarine Jaeger

Cheers Steve Murray
Also this posting from Eremaea, which includes photos:

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October 2009
Sun 25 Tahiti Petrels Southport pelagic Photograph
2 or 3 Tahiti, 1 Providence and 1 Kermadec Petrel, 100+ Wilson's and 3 Black-bellied Storm-petrels, 1 Pomerine Jaeger, a few Short-tailed and 50+ Wedge-tailed Shearwaters. Check out the feet on this Tahiti!
Rob Morris et al. on the Southport Pelagic run by Paul Walbridge 25/10

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