Sunday, 18 March 2012

Azores Pelagic 2012


Monteiro's Petrel (Gareth Knass)

Black-capped Petrel (Killian Mullarney)

Barolo's Shearwater

Common Dolphin (Gareth Knass)

Wilson's Petrel

Sperm Whale

Loggerhead Turtle

Blue Shark

Azores Bullfinch

This years Exploration Pelagic is planned for late July/early August. The plan is to explore unchartered waters off the Azores (out of Graciosa island) looking for vagrant seabirds but also seeing all the endemic and local specialities.

There are 2 options:
1) 28th July to 4th August.
Sao Miguel-Terceira-Graciosa: Azores Bullfinch, Monteiro's Petrel, local seabird specialities (Barolo's Shearwater, Wilson's Petrel, Cory's Shearwater, Bulwer's Petrel and chance of seabird vagrants) endemic races (Azorean Chaffinch, Azorean Goldcrest, Azorean Gull etc) , cetaceans and marine life (world class whale and dolphin watching) . Cost £1,127 (everything except for food)

2) 29th July to 4th August
Terciera-Graciosa: as above but just pelagic part and not including Sao Miguel island for Azores Bullfinch or international flight. Cost £740

A few more details here:
http://peteralfreybirdingnotebook.blogspot.co.uk/search?q=Pelagic

If you are interested in booking a place or more information please email me littleoakgroup@btinternet.com

3 comments:

Kathy said...

I love the dolphin shot!! Amazing!! In fact they are all great but my fav.is the dolphins of course..keep ´em coming or post on FB =)

Peter Alfrey said...

Hopefully get some more photos from this trip- really hoping Vincent can make it- he'll get the best shots ever

Katt said...

=) cant wait to see what you guys capture with the camera!!!