Spring Migration with BVAS Pelagic Birding

Our first pelagic trip of the season goes to the farthest reaches of San Diego County waters, the 30-mile bank. Here we look for seabirds rarely seen in San Diego County, including Black-footed Albatross, Ashy Storm-petrels, South Polar Skua, and Scripp’s Murrelet. Other likely species include Pink-footed and Sooty Shearwaters, Parasitic and Pomarine Jaegers, Black…

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Pelagic Birding

This is near-peak season for the irregular Craveri’s Murrelet. Storm-petrels should be one of the highlights of the trip, with good chances for Black, Least, Ashy, Townsend’s, and two subspecies of Leach’s Storm-Petrel. Also a great time of year for scarce Red-billed Tropicbird, Buller’s Shearwater, South Polar Skua, and Long-tailed Jaeger, as well as for…

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