• 26th July, 2008 SOSSA PELAGIC TRIP, WOLLONGONG, NSW, AUSTRALIA.

    Report prepared by: P.J. Milburn.

    Photographs: Wandering albatross (Marj Kibby); Northern giant-petrel (Marj Kibby).



    Birds recorded according to the latest Environment Australia Reporting Schedule:
    Species code: Species name: Numbers:
    (Note: numbers in parenthesis = highest count at any one time)

    005 Little Penguin Eudyptula minor 1
    929 SOUTHERN GIANT-PETREL Macronectes giganteus 1
    937 NORTHERN GIANT-PETREL M. halli 1
    083 Fairy Prion Pachyptila turtur 150+ (50+)
    068 Fluttering Shearwater Puffinus gavia 18 (17)
    913 Huttonís Shearwater P. huttoni (6) 3
    070 Sooty Shearwater P. griseus 1
    086 WANDERING ALBATROSS Diomedea exulans 3 (1)
    845 TRISTAN ALBATROSS D. dabbenena 1
    846 ANTIPODEAN ALBATROSS D. antipodensis 1
    847 Gibsonís Albatross D. gibsoni 5 (3)
    973 NORTHERN ROYAL ALBATROSS D. sanfordi 1
    088 Black-browed Albatross Thalassarche melanophrys 55 (17)
    859 Campbell Albatross T. impavida 22 (5)
    091 SHY ALBATROSS T. cauta 16 (6)
    861 White-capped Albatross T. steadi 3 (1)
    862 SALVINíS ALBATROSS T. salvini 1
    089 Indic Yellow-nosed Albatross T. carteri 1
    104 Australasian Gannet Morus serrator 6 (3)
    106 Australian Pelican Pelicanus conspicillatus 1
    980 Brown Skua Catharacta lonnbergi 3 (2)
    981 Kelp Gull Larus dominicanus 4 (4)
    125 Silver Gull L. novaehollandiae 52 (27)
    114 White-fronted Tern Sterna striata 9 (4)
    115 Crested Tern S. bergii 28 (10)

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