Eden (NSW) Pelagic Report Oct 30, 2004

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Subject: Eden (NSW) Pelagic Report Oct 30, 2004
From: Barbara Jones <>
Date: Wed, 03 Nov 2004 09:50:18 +1100

Eden (NSW) Pelagic Trip Report Oct 30, 2004

On board Connemara were Eric Andrew, Matt Herring, Hugh McGregor, Dave Torr, Bill Hetherington, Barbara Allen, David Mules, Chris and Sonia Nazer and Peter Constable. Skipper Manfred Noether.
Information supplied by Eric Andrew

Weather: Light winds, 1 metre swell, sky clear. Water temp 18 C. Air temp 20 C.
Went out 21 miles

Giant Petrel sp 1
Cape Petrel 4 (3)
Black Petrel 1
Wedge-tailed Shearwater 24 (20)
Flesh-footed Shearwater 3 (3)
Sooty Shearwater 3 (3)
Short-tailed Shearwater 100's (100's)
Fluttering Shearwater 5 (4)
Hutton's Shearwater 3 (3)
Wandering Albatross 3 (3)
Black-browed Albatross 4 (4)
Campbell Albatross 5 (5)
Buller's Albatross 1
Shy Albatross 15 (10)
Wilson's Storm Petrel 12 (10)
Australasian Gannet 80 (50)
Black-faced Cormorant 1
Little Black Cormorant 1
Great Cormorant 14 (14)
Australian Pelican 2 (2)
Pomarine Jaeger 1
Pacific Gull 6 (4)
Silver Gulls present
Crested Tern 17 (6)

PLUS: 6 Humpbacked Whales, 14 Common Dolphins, 4 Aust Fur Seals and 1 Sunfish.

Bookings now being taken for 2005. First trip Jan 30, 2005 and then on fifth Sunday of the months where they occur, ie May 29, July 31 and Oct 31. These non profit trips are organised for you by Far South Coast Birdwatchers Inc 6495 7390 or email

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