• 15th October, 2006 SOSSA WIRES REARCH PELAGIC TRIP, WOLLONGONG, NSW, AUSTRALIA.

    Report prepared by: Lindsay Smith

    Departed: 07:15 returned at approx. 15:00.
    Sea conditions: E
    Weather:Cloud cover 3-4/5
    Temperature max: 24 įC.
    Wind: S SE 10-15 increasing -20k in afternoon.
    Sea surface temperature: 22.6įC.

    Comments:
    What a difference 24hrs and a southerly change can make.

    Sp No Species Number
    005 Little Penguin, Eudyptula minor 3-5
    079 Giant-Petrel, Macronectes sp 1
    984 Cape Petrel, Daption capense 1
    069 Wedge-tailed Shearwater, Puffinus pacificus 100ís
    072 Flesh-footed Shearwater, Puffinus carneipes 50+
    071 Short-tailed Shearwater, Puffinus tenuirostris 10
    068 Fluttering Shearwater, Puffinus gavial 100ís
    913 Huttonís Shearwater, Puffinus huttoni 20-30
    Wandering Albatross, Diomedea spp 30+
    086 Wandering Albatross, Diomedea exulans 3
    846 Antipodean Albatross, Diomedea antipodensis 3
    847 Gibsonís Albatross, Diomedea gibsoni 20+
    088 Black-browed Albatross, Thalassarche melanophrys 3
    091 Shy Albatross, Thalassarche cauta 3
    864 Indian yellow-nosed Albatross,Thalassarche bassi 4
    063 Wilsonís Storm-Petrel, Oceanites oceanicus 100+
    066 Black-bellied Storm-Petrel, Fregetta tropica 3
    104 Australasian Gannet, Morus serrator 12
    097 Little black Cormorant, Phalacrocorax sulcirostris 2
    106 Australian Pelican, Pelicanus conspicillatus 10
    128 Arctic Jaeger, Stercorarius parasiticus 2
    933 Long-tailed Jaeger, Stercorarius longicauda 2
    981 Kelp Gull, Larus dominicanus 4
    125 Silver Gull, Larus novaehollandiae 40
    115 Crested Tern, Sterna bergii 10+
    953 Common Tern, Sterna hirundo 8
    117 Little Tern, Sterna albifrons 1
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