Saturday, July 21, 2007

A Tale of Two Boat Trips: no. 2, daytime

Here are the sightings for the day boat trip on 15-6-07 between 17h30 - 20h00. Every trip seems quite different, but there is always quite a diversity of seabirds off the Portuguese coast in June.


First stop: 5.2 Nautical miles South of Lagos: 18h24
10 Yellow-legged Gull
4 Pomarine Skua
2 Great Skua
6 Cory's Shearwater
4 Black Tern
2 Common Tern
5 Gannets

Beale (fish monitor) and Bolton (camera monitor) in action

Second stop: 8.7 Nm S of Lagos 18h36
10 European Storm Petrel (simultaneous; total of 20?)
10 Cory's Shearwater
4 Common Tern
6 Yellow-legged Gull

Return journey:
20 Cory's Shearwater
1 Great Shearwater
2 Great Skua
...and after

Post-seasickness medication

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