Southport Pelagic 27th March 2010

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Subject: Southport Pelagic 27th March 2010
From: robert morris <>
Date: Mon, 22 Mar 2010 03:45:17 +0000
Just to add to Paul Walbridge's email, if anyone would like a spreadsheet of 
what they may see in March off Southport - please let me know. March is often 
the best month off Southport with a high diversity of species, particularly of 

The south-east winds this week with calmer conditions forecast for Saturday (1m 
swell and up to 10kt wind at this stage) and following a cyclone to the north, 
are ideal for a spectacular day. This is a list of some of the good birds seen 
in previous March trips (those with a * next to them were seen in Feb 2010)

White-necked Petrel *
Black-winged petrel *
White-headed Petrel
Kermadec Petrel *
Herald Petrel
Tahiti Petrel *
Great-winged Petrel *
Gould's Petrel *
Streaked Shearwater
Wedge-tailed Shearwater *
Flesh-footed Shearwater *
Fluttering Shearwater
Hutton's Shearwater *
Wilson's Storm-Petrel
White-tailed Tropicbird *
Australasian Gannet
Masked Booby
Pomarine Jaeger *
Arctic Jaeger
Sooty Tern *
White Tern

If you've dreamt of seeing some of these amazing seabirds and want to go - get 
in contact with Paul to fill the last few places.

Contact Paul Walbridge: (PH) (W) 3139 4258 (H) 3256 4124

Rob Morris

Brisbane, Australia

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