Date: 8/27/18 2:53 pm From: Ida Giriunas <ida8...> Subject: [MASSBIRD] 25 White-faced Storm Petrels seen on the Brookline Bird Club Pelagic trip
The Brookline bird trip lead by Nick Bonomo, Peter flood, Julian Hough, Sean Williams and Naeem Josuff enjoyed calm seas and balmy weather on Aug. 25, 26 sailing out of Hyannis MA to the continental shelf on the Helen H. captained by Joe Huchmeyer. Many highlights included 25 WHITE-FACED STORM PETRELS and 4 SOUTH POLAR SKUAS along with Audubon Shearwater, Band-rump and Leach's Storm-Petrels. Complete list below.
The Brookline Bird CLub will be leading another trip to the same area on September 22,23 looking for these same birds.There is still space on the trip. Info below.
Saturday-Sunday, September 22-23, 2018, 6:00 AM Saturday to 6 PM Sunday
Hyannis to Hydrographer, Veach, and Atlantis Canyon area for WHITE-FACED STORM PETRELS, other petrels, several species of shearwaters, jaegers, skua, terns and other seabirds and mammals.
Limit: 50 participants
Cost: BBC members $310, non-members $335
We have master birders Jeremiah Trimble, Nicholas Bonomo and two others leading the trip. Our boat, from Hyannis is the Helen H. It is a very comfortable, fast, 100-foot fishing boat with a knowledgeable and enthusiastic captain and crew. We use gallons of chum to attract the birds
To reserve a space, send a check for the full amount made out to Brookline Bird Club Agent along with a signed Waiver to Ida Giriunas, 83 Summer Ave, Reading, MA 01867
To register and to receive further information and a waiver form: