birding-aus PORTLAND, VIC Pelagic Trip Report 21st March 1999

Subject: birding-aus PORTLAND, VIC Pelagic Trip Report 21st March 1999
From: "Tony PALLISER" <>
Date: 31 Mar 99 13:11:29 +1000
PORTLAND, VIC Pelagic Trip Report 21st March 1999     
Departed at 07.20 am and returned at 16.30 pm.       
Seas smooth on a low swell.       
Reaching 28 Nautical Miles from Portland.      
Water temperature TBA       
Primary chumming location 38.42'S 141.18'E    
Those on Board,       
Mike Carter, Neil Macumber, Brett Jarrett, Peter Barrand, Peter 
Crabtree, Tab Shimba, Bill Hanberg, Colin Butson, Tony Pearce,  
David and Mary Secombe.      
Persistent light rain but a great day with some fine birds.     
(numbers in brackets = highest count at any one time)       
(numbers before the name assist in the recording process)       
005-Little Penguin 27(5) 
973-N. Royal Albatross 1 
088-Black-browed Albatross 260(180) 
931-Buller's Albatross 7(3) 
864-Yellow-nosed Albatross 14(3) 
091-Shy Albatross 162(120)      
073-Great-winged Petrel 2 (Nom.-Race)     
072-Flesh-footed Shearwater 4(2)     
070-Sooty Shearwater 1    
071-Short-tailed Shearwater 13(2)   
068-Fluttering Shearwater 90(50)   
913-Hutton's Shearwater 4(2)   
063-Wilson's Storm Petrel 9(3) 
064-Grey-backed Storm Petrel 1 
065-White-faced Storm Petrel 5(2) 
085-Common Diving Petrel 2(1) 
104-Australasian Gannet 8000+   
098-Black-faced Cormorant 40+ 
128-Arctic Jaeger 6(2)   
945-Pomarine Jaeger 1     
933-Long-tailed Jaeger 1   
125-Silver Gull 29(10)     
126-Pacific Gull 1 
115-Crested Tern 27(3) 
Killer Whale? 1 female? 
Australian Fur Seal 12-16+    
Future Trips,  
For Portland Pelagics contact Mike Carter 61.3.97877136. Sydney  
Pelagics depart on the 2nd Saturday of each month, Wollongong  
Pelagics depart on the 4th Sunday of each month and Eden Pelagics on   
the 3rd Sunday of each month thru 1999. If you would like to join one    
of these trips please contact either Tony Palliser or Pete Milburn to    
make a booking.       
For this trip provided by Mike Carter.     
Tony Palliser       
Ph wk..... 02-99001678 fx..... 02-99001669       
Ph mb..... 0416 095875      
Ph hm..... 02-94277563       
email: wk:         

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