• 27th September 2008, SOSSA PELAGIC TRIP, WOLLONGONG, NSW, AUSTRALIA.

    Report prepared by: P.J. Milburn.

    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 2 (2)
    075 Grey-faced Petrel Pterodroma (macroptera) gouldi 1
    971 Solanderís Petrel P. solandri 6 (5)
    083 Fairy Prion Pachyptila turtur 3 (2)
    068 Fluttering Shearwater Puffinus gavia 788 (500)
    913 Huttonís Shearwater P. huttoni (6) 1
    069 Wedge-tailed Shearwater P. pacificus 285 (100)
    071 Short-tailed Shearwater P. tenuirostris 4 (3)
    072 Flesh-footed Shearwater P. carneipes 1
    086 WANDERING ALBATROSS Diomedea exulans 4 (1)
    846 ANTIPODEAN ALBATROSS D. antipodensis 1
    847 Gibsonís Albatross D. gibsoni 33 (21)
    088 Black-browed Albatross Thalassarche melanophrys 11 (4)
    859 Campbell Albatross T. impavida 2 (1)
    091 SHY ALBATROSS T. cauta 4 (2)
    861 White-capped Albatross T. steadi 3 (1)
    862 SALVINíS ALBATROSS T. salvini 1
    089 Indic Yellow-nosed Albatross T. carteri 1
    065 WHITE-FACED STORM-PETREL Pelagodroma marina dulciae 1
    104 Australasian Gannet Morus serrator 355+ (350+)
    981 Kelp Gull Larus dominicanus 1
    125 Silver Gull L. novaehollandiae 98 (35)
    114 White-fronted Tern Sterna striata 6 (6)
    115 Crested Tern S. bergii 18 (7)
    952 ARCTIC TERN S. paradisaea 1
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