Seabird trip off Wollongong Sat 10/6

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Subject: Seabird trip off Wollongong Sat 10/6
From: Chris <>
Date: Sat, 17 Jun 2000 14:05:18 +1000
I have not seen a report for this or the Sydney trip so here goes.
On board about 8 for a banding trip.  A bit of a swell well out but
generally pretty good for watching.  Out to about 22 NM, just over the
shelf in trawler alley but no trawlers.  Banded quite a few Y-n A and a
Shy A and a B-b A plus a F Prion
Wandering Albatross                     1
Black-browed Albatross                30
Campbell island sub species ?         10
Shy Albatross                                10
Yellow-nosed Albatross                    50
Buller's Albatross                            1 passing view only
Giant Petrel Sp                                1
Great-winged Petrel                           1
Solander's Petrel                                30  suddenly appeared
well out then
Fairy Prion                                       50
Wilson's Storm-petrel                        2
Fluttering Shearwater                        1
Hutton's Shearwater                           3
Aus. Gannet                                    20
Anarctic Skua                                    1
Silver Gull                                        50
Crested Tern                                    20
White-fronted Tern                            1

large school/pod of Common Dolphin fishing, a great sight leaping about.

Cheers  Chris

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