Date: 7/16/17 2:05 pm
From: <cathie.murray...>
Subject: [Maine-birds] Re: Tropicbird trips to Seal Island success
this NYTimes article reported hundreds of young great shearwaters suffered
a mass die-off recently
wonder about the health of the species and populations you usually see...
Cathie murray

On Sunday, July 16, 2017 at 9:59:21 AM UTC-4, Bill Baker wrote:
> Last Tuesday ended up being super foggy by the time we got to the island
> meaning no Tropicbird. There were well over 40 gannet out there and equal
> numbers of Wilson's Storm-petrels, but surprisingly no shearwaters. The
> island had an abundance of puffins and razorbills in the water and great
> cormorants around the nest. This Tuesday also looks foggy, but we have
> another Trip on Friday the looks promising. So far this year we are 3/5 on
> the red-billed tropicbird and its been completely weather dependent. Last
> year was 4/8 so we are about on track for a similar record at Old Quarry
> Ocean Adventures.

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