Trip Report

Oceanwings pelagic – 29 November 2002

Big news of course was the CHINSTRAP PENGUIN seen at the Southern Boat ramp, at the end of the trip – click here to get the full story

Nothing totally unexpected at sea, but a good variety of the usual suspects:

Northern Royal Albert 2
(Gibson’s?) Wandering Albert 1
White-capped Albert 15+
Salvin’s Albert 15+
Northern Giant Petrel 5
Cape Petrel 50+
Westland Petrel 50+
White-chinned Petrel 15+
Hutton’s Shearwater 10+ ie very few
Flesh-footed Shearwater 1
Sooty Shearwater 10+
Short-tailed Shearwater 1
Arctic Skua 1
Pomarine (?) Skua 1 , poor views of what I am 90% certain was one
Australasian gannet 1