• Saturday 15th DECEMBER 2012 SOSSA PELAGIC TRIP, WOLLONGONG, NSW, AUSTRALIA

    SOSSA pelagic off Wollongong, 15th December 2012
    Report prepared by Nikolas Haass

    Wilsonís Storm-Petrel: 1
    Black-browed Albatross: approx. 10 (including 1 adult)
    Campbell Albatross: 2 (2nd year bird birds)
    Indian Yellow-nosed Albatross: 1 (2nd year bird Ė very late!)
    Westland Petrel: 1
    Black Petrel: 2
    Wedge-tailed Shearwater: many
    Bullerís Shearwater: 1
    Flesh-footed Shearwater: many (three-digit numbers)
    Sooty Shearwater: 2
    Short-tailed Shearwater: many
    Huttonís Shearwater: 11
    Grey-faced Petrel: many
    Australasian Gannet: 6
    Australasian Darter: 1 (harbour)
    Little Pied Cormorant: 1 (harbour)
    Great Cormorant: 1 (harbour)
    Little Black Cormorant: 1 (harbour)
    Pied Cormorant: 1 (harbour)
    Australian Pelican: 6 (harbour)
    Sooty Oystercatcher: 2
    Pomarine Jaeger: 8
    Arctic Jaeger: 3
    Long-tailed Jaeger: 5
    Common Tern: 1
    Crested Tern: many
    Kelp Gull: Nil !!
    Silver Gull: many

    Mammals

    Short-beaked Common Dolphin: approx. 12
    Inshore Bottlenose Dolphin: 6

    Other

    Flying Fish: 1


    Pictures:
    http://www.adarman.com/Pelagics/New-...-15-Wollongong