Eden NSW Pelagic Trip Report Sun 20th September 1998

Subject: Eden NSW Pelagic Trip Report Sun 20th September 1998
From: Derek & Barbara Jones <>
Date: Wed, 23 Sep 1998 18:25:08 +1000
Eden Pelagic Report  Sunday 20th September 1998
Departed 8am.  Returned 3.15pm.  Went out 21 miles.
Seas: 2.5 - 3 metres, swell 3 metres.
Winds: 25 - 30 knots.
Water Temperature: 15.6 degrees C.

Reached shelf at 21 miles. Turned back due to weather.

On Board: Eric Andrew, Geoff Duggan, David Webb, Bill McClean, Andrew
Stafford, Jenny Madeline, Alan Ible, Bill Hetherington, Jim Thornton,
Judy Thornton, Sue Ramone. Skipper John Henry.

Species Observed: Total seen + (maximum at one time).

Little Penguin 1
Southern Giant Petrel 2 (1)
Northern Giant Petrel 1
Cape Petrel 1
Great-winged Petrel 2
Providence Petrel 4 (2)
Fairy Prion 8
Short-tailed Shearwater 250 (150)
Fluttering shearwater 20+ (20)
Wandering Albatross 2
Black-browed Albatross 5 (2)
Shy Albatross 150 (80)
Salvin's Albatross 5
Australasian Gannet 80+ (50)
Great Cormorant 30
Osprey 1
White-bellied Sea Eagle 2
Great Skua 2
Pacific Gull 17
Caspian Tern 1
White-fronted Tern 6 (4)

Little Pied Cormorant 2
Silver Gulls
Crested Terns
Whistling Kite 1

5 Humpback Whales
2 Fur Seals

Next Trip Sunday 29th November fully booked.  Bookings now open for 1999
trips on third Sunday of EVERY month. Ph.Barbara Jones on 02 6495 7390
or email 

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