Date: 7/8/18 10:20 am
From: Bruce Horwith <bruce.horwith...>
Subject: [nysbirds-l] great shearwaters: Gardiners Bay/Block Island area
I fished yesterday behind Gardiners Island (south of the Gull islands)
among hundreds of terns (common, roseate and a few least) and gulls (mostly
herring and great black backed), but there also were several great
shearwater present. This is only the second time in the last 20 years (last
year being the first) that I have seen shearwaters in this area this time
of year. That plus the presence of a seal in July (not sure whether it is a
late stayer or an early arrival), suggest changing conditions in this part
of the world.

*Bruce Horwith*
*16 Salt Marsh Path*
*East Hampton, NY 11937*
*(631) 599-0040 cell phone*

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