Pelagic Birding Trip to Hydrographer Canyon
Brookline Bird Club
8/26/2006

Just a few photo highlights from a fabulous trip:


Red-necked Phalaropes


Red and Red-necked Phalaropes


Greater and Cory's Shearwaters


Greater, Cory's, and Audubon's Shearwaters


One of three White-faced Storm-Petrels (N40º13.774', W069º07.738')


The same bird


A different White-faced Storm-Petrel


Wilson's Storm-Petrels

Finally, an interesting bird. Note the smaller, darker Cory's Shearwater...


(right)


(flying)


The bird on the right appears to be a Scopoli's Shearwater,
the Mediterranean race of Cory's Shearwater (C. diomedea diomedea),
while the bird on the left is the usual Borealis (C. d. borealis) subspecies.

Thanks to Ida for arranging this trip and Rick and Steve for spotting and narrating.

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