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Fall Migration Pelagic Trip

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Fall Migration Pelagic
October 7, 2017

Join Island Packers for this 11 hour trip will focus on the waters of the eastern part of the Southern California Bight from Ventura to the waters bounded by or near Anacapa Island, Santa Cruz Island and Santa Barbara Islands

Sought after birds will include the tubenoses: Black-footed Albatross, Northern Fulmar, Pink-footed Shearwater, Flesh-footed Shearwater (rare), Sooty Shearwater, Buller’s Shearwater, Leach’s Storm-Petrel, Black Storm-Petrel, Ashy Storm-Petrel, and Least Storm-Petrel (rare). In warm water years we have also had luck with finding Red-billed Tropicbirds, Brown Booby, Blue-footed Booby (rare), and Craveri’s Murrelet.

We may also see Guadalupe Murrelet (rare), Scripps’s Murrelet, Red Phalarope, Red-necked Phalarope, Common Murre, Pigeon Guillemot, Rhinoceros Auklet, Cassin’s Auklet, Sabine’s Gull, Arctic Tern, Common Tern, South Polar Skua, Pomarine Jaeger, Parasitic Jaeger, and Long-tailed Jaeger.

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