Another good, spring day out there even if it feels like March! We still have some north wind here...!
Red-billed Tropicbird on the shelf in the morning and then a brief encounter with a European Storm-Petrel in the afternoon - what more could we ask for?? Really awesome looks at Leach's and Band-rumped Storm-Petrels in addition to our Wilson's? And high diversity of flyingfishes?? Yes - all of that too.
Our trip report can be found at this link:
Remember to hit the photos tab for those! In the meantime, here are a few from today by myself (Kate) and Steve Howell. Thanks to Steve and Liam Waters for helping us lead the trip today!!
Red-billed Tropicbird!! (K. Sutherland)
Today a great flyingfish show, with numerous immature stages such as Sargassum Midget, Purple Bandwing, plus lots of larger fish whose field ID remains vexed - Steve Howell
A couple of birds diving to feed on our chum - Great Shearwater and Wilson's Storm-Petrel (Kate Sutherland)