Eden (NSW) next day Pelagic Oct 31, 2004

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Subject: Eden (NSW) next day Pelagic Oct 31, 2004
From: Barbara Jones <>
Date: Wed, 03 Nov 2004 09:45:29 +1100
Eden (NSW) Pelagic Report Oct 31, 2004
(Sat Oct 30 was an additional trip)

On board Connemara were: Eric Andrew, Grahame and Nicola Clark, Paul Taylor, Brian Johnston, Trish Teesdale, Judy Dickmann x 4, Vin Lam and Naree Song. Skipper Manfred Noether.
Information supplied by Eric Andrew

Weather: Seas rough 2m swell. Winds 15-20 kph rising with strong wind warning. Sky clear. Water temp 18 C. Air temp 20 C.

Great-winged Petrel 1
White-headed Petrel 1
Wedge-tailed Shearwater 12 (10)
Flesh-footed Shearwater
Sooty Shearwater 1
Short-tailed Shearwater 600 (500)
Fluttering Shearwater 3 (3)
Wandering Albatross 2 (2)
Black-browed Albatross 4 (4)
Campbell Albatross 6 (6)
Shy Albatross 17 (17)
Yellow-nosed Albatross 1
Wilson's Storm Petrel 5 (5)
White-faced Storm Petrel 1
Australasian Gannet 8 (5)
Black-faced Cormorant 12 (12)
Great Cormorant 23 (10)
Pied Cormorant 1
Australian Pelican 2 (2)
White-bellied Sea Eagle 1
Pomarine Jaeger 2 (2)
Pacific Gull 8 (6)
Silver Gull present
Crested Tern 15 (6)

PLUS: 4 Humpbacked Whales, 1 Fur Seal and 10 Common Dolphin.

Bookings now being taken for 2005. Trips are scheduled for Jan 30, May 29, July 31and Oct 31. Contact me on or phone 02 6495 7390. These non profit trips are organised by Far South Coast Birdwatchers Inc.

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