Eden (NSW) Pelagic Report Oct 30, 2005

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Subject: Eden (NSW) Pelagic Report Oct 30, 2005
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Date: Thu, 03 Nov 2005 18:55:31 +1100

Eden (NSW) Pelagic Report Oct 30, 2005

Went out 25 miles. Seas calm - 1 metre swell
Weather overcast, rain with light winds. Water temp 18 Deg C. Air temp 20 Deg C.

On board Connemara with Skipper Manfred Noether and decky the observers were Eric Andrew, Bill Hetherington, Marcus Mundall, Gill and Michelle Langfield, Stewart and Wendy May, Brook Whylie, Kaye Varlow, Anastasia Dalziell, Mike Double and one un-named (sorry).

Information supplied by Eric Andrew

Great-winged Petrel 1
Providence Petrel 1
Wedge-tailed Shearwater 200 (150)
Short-tailed Shearwater 120 (100)
Fluttering Shearwater 30 (18)
Hutton's Shearwater 1
Wandering Albatross 27 (21)
Black-browed Albatross 9 (5)
Buller's Albatross 1
Shy Albatross 6 (4)
Salvin's Albatross 1
Australasian Gannet 10 (6)
Black-faced Cormorant 9 (9)
Great Cormorant 29 (28)
White-faced Heron 1
White-bellied Sea-Eagle 2 (1)
Great Skua 1
Pacific Gull 12 (8)
Silver Gull present
Crested Tern 18 (14)
White-fronted Tern 1

Plus 6 Common Dolphin
2 Australian Fur Seal
6 Humpback Whales
3 Sunfish

Next trip Sunday January 29, 2006
Trips leave on fifth Sundays of a month where they occur and are organised as non profit trips by the Far South Coast Birdwatchers Inc. for your enjoyment. Bookings to this address or phone 02 6495 7390
Barbara Jones


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