birding-aus Fw: Eden NSW Pelagic Report Sun 21 February 1999

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From: "D and M Webb" <>
Date: Sun, 28 Feb 1999 18:33:33 +1100
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From: Barbara Jones <>
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Date: Thursday, February 25, 1999 5:49 PM
Subject: Eden NSW Pelagic Report Sun 21 February 1999

Eden Pelagic report for Sunday 21 February 1999

Departed 8am, returned 4 pm. Went out 26 miles.
Seas: Choppy with 1m swell. Winds light to moderate. Sky clear.
Water temp: 22 degrees, air temp: 24 degrees.

On board: Eric Andrew, Mike Doyle, Peter Crabtree, Grahame Clark, Nicola
Clark, Elizabeth Lloyd, Ken Harte and Marilyn Harte (USA), Colin Field,
Yvonne Field, Pru Adamson, Manfred Noether and Skipper John Henry.

Species observed: Total, with maximum seen at one time in brackets.

Great-winged Petrel 9 (5)
Wedge-tailed Shearwater 250 (200)
Flesh-footed Shearwater 1
Short-tailed Shearwater 65 (30)
Fluttering Shearwater 9 (4)
Black-browed Albatross 1
Shy Albatross 1
Yellow-nosed Albatross 1
Australasian Gannet 14 (9)
Black-faced Cormorant 80 (80)
Great Cormorant 16 (8)
White-faced Heron 1
Pomarine Jaeger 20 (8)
Long-tailed Jaeger 1
Pacific Gull 3 (2)

plus Silver Gulls and Crested Terns.

plus 1 Fur Seal, 1 Dolphin, 1 Striped Tuna caught and 1 Bonito caught.

These trips are organised by the Far South Coast Birdwatchers for
pelagic enthusiasts and we hope you will join us some time.  Bookings
please to Barbara Jones on phone (02) 6495 7390, or email

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