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July 25 & 26, 2014 Trip Lists

July 25, 2014 - Stormy Petrel II Trindade Petrel (light)  1 Black-capped Petrel  60-61 Cory’s Shearwater  51 Great Shearwater  3 Audubon’s Shearwater  14 Wilson’s Storm-Petrel  388-408 Leach’s Storm-Petrel  1 Band-rumped Storm-Petrel  14 Red-necked Phalarope  1 Black-Tern  6 Least Sandpiper  3 Pectoral … Continue reading

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July 11 & 12, 2014 Trip Lists

July 11, 2014 - Skua Black-capped Petrel  19-21 Cory’s Shearwater  9 Great Shearwater  6 Audubon’s Shearwater  7 Wilson’s Storm-Petrel  200-230 Leach’s Storm-Petrel  2 Band-rumped Storm-Petrel  8 Bridled Tern  2 Bottlenose Dolphin  40-50 Sargassum Fish (Histrio histrio)  young one! July 12, 2014 … Continue reading

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June 27 & 28, 2014 Trip Lists

June 27, 2014 - Skua Black-capped Petrel  17 Cory’s Shearwater  17 Great Shearwater  5 Audubon’s Shearwater  5 Wilson’s Storm-Petrel  157 Leach’s Storm-Petrel  1 Band-rumped Storm-Petrel  15 Red-billed Tropicbird (imm)  1 Long-tailed Jaeger  1 Cuvier’s Beaked Whale  8 Bottlenose Dolphin  5 June … Continue reading

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April 27 & 28 Trip Lists

April 27, 2014 – Stormy Petrel II Black-capped Petrel  40-45 Audubon’s Shearwater  1 Wilson’s Storm-Petrel  41-46 jaeger sp  1 Northern Gannet  8 Common Tern  6 Herring Gull  8 swallow sp  1 shorebird sp  7-8 Bottlenose Dolphin  5 Hammerhead sp  1 … Continue reading

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September 29, 2013 Trip List

September 29, 2013 Hatteras, NC Black-capped Petrel  40 Cory’s Shearwater  225 Great Shearwater  13 Audubon’s Shearwater  32 Wilson’s Storm-Petrel  4 phalarope sp (likely Red-necked)  11-12 Herring Gull  4 Common Tern  1 Bottlenose Dolphin  6 Loggerhead Turtle  1

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Unsung September: Trips Added Sept. 28 & 29

It’s been a few years since we’ve had a trip in late September, but not because it is a subpar time for birding in the Gulf Stream here.  It just seems hard to round up a crowd to come down … Continue reading

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August 23 & 25 Trip Lists

August 23, 2013 – Wanchese Black-capped Petrel  2 Cory’s Shearwater  72 Great Shearwater  7 Audubon’s Shearwater  7 Wilson’s Storm-Petrel  182 Band-rumped Storm-Petrel  9 Red-necked Phalarope  50 Bridled Tern  4 Black Tern  28 Ruddy Turnstone  1 Least Sandpiper  2 Shorebird sp … Continue reading

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August 16-18 Trip Lists

August 16, 2013 Black-capped Petrel  41-45 Cory’s Shearwater  91 Great Shearwater  2 Audubon’s Shearwater  56 Wilsons’s Storm-Petrel  170-185 Band-rumped Storm-Petrel  17-18 Bridled Tern  7-9 shorebird sp.  1 Black Tern  2 Common Tern  1 Atlantic Spotted Dolphin  6-8 shark sp.  1 … Continue reading

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August 9-13 Trip Lists

Friday August 9, 2013 Black-capped Petrel  28 Cory’s Shearwater  9 Great Shearwater  1 Audubon’s Shearwater  3 Wilson’s Storm-Petrel  25 Leach’s Storm-Petrel  2 Band-rumped Storm-Petrel  10-11 Bridled Tern  4 Bottlenose Dolphin  15 Wahoo caught Saturday August 10, 2013 Black-capped Petrel  40 … Continue reading

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Spring 2013: A Recap by Brian Patteson

Another Spring Blitz is behind us, and unlike some years, I’ve actually had a little time to reflect on it and to think about how it went in comparison to other years.  I have run spring pelagic trips from Hatteras … Continue reading

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