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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Pelagic Birding

Early-summer trips to the 9- and 30- Mile Banks in San Diego County waters (possibly with a brief visit to L.A. County waters) have found Black-footed Albatrosses, Red-billed Tropicbirds, South Polar Skuas, and Leach’s and Ashy Storm-Petrels. June is also a good month for pelagic surprises. For more information:  https://sandiegopelagics.com/

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Pelagic Birding Trip coming up soon!!!

Don’t miss an opportunity to experience the beauty of ocean birding-BVAS has a pelagic trip planned for September 25 and as usual, it will be a full day of spectacular sights, from sea mammals to birds. LIKELY BIRD SPECIES: Pink-footed, Sooty, & Black-vented Shearwaters, Black & Least Storm-Petrels, Brown Booby, Red-necked & Red Phalaropes, Pomarine…

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Pelagic Birds off San Diego

6:30 p.m. Social—7:00 p.m. Program Pelagic birding continues to grow in popularity as more and more people discover the rewards of exploring the birdlife found in the specialized habitat of our oceans waters. A parallel current in recent years has been the explosion of interest in bird photography. One of the challenges of pelagic birding…

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