29th November 1998 Eden Pelagic
Departed 8.00 am and returned
Weather: clear. Sea: medium to rough. Swell: 3
Wind: 25 - 30 knots. Sea temp: 17.5 Deg
Turned back at 21 miles ( 37.12'
- 150.18' ) due to bad weather.
On board: Eric Andrew, Geoff Duggan, Mike Doyle,
Peter Christian, Paul Harvey,
Grahame Clark, Nicola Clark, Barbara Allan,
Steve Piotrowski, Bill Hetherington,
Campbell Bearlin, Evelyn
Species seen: Highest number at one time
Little Penguin 1
Great-winged Petrel 4 (2)
Providence Petrel 1
Short-tailed Shearwater 380+
Fluttering Shearwater 8
Hutton's Shearwater 2
Wandering Albatross 1
Black-browed Albatross 16 (6)
Shy Albatross 5 (2)
Australasian Gannet 12 (7)
Great Cormorant 25
Australian Pelican 3
White-bellied Sea Eagle 3
Pomarine Jaeger 3 (2)
Pacific Gull 3
Crested Tern 5 (4)
White-winged Tern 1 imm.
Observations supplied by Eric Andrew.
Next trip 17th January 1999 and every THIRD
Sunday of each month following.
Bookings to Barbara Jones at pH (02) 6495 7390
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