Monday, 2 March 2020

Azores Pelagic 2020

Our Eleventh Azores Birders Pelagic is planned this year for late August (22nd-29th August) For more details see: HERE and to see the trip logs for all the previous ten trips see HERE. For previous trip report from Josh Jones see HERE.

The main target is the Azores endemic Monteiro's Storm Petrel and the Western Palearctic mega Swinhoe's Storm Petrel. Other local specialities include 'Grants' Storm Petrel, Barolo's Shearwater, Bulwer's Petrel, Wilson's Strom Petrel and vagrants recorded on previous trips include Zino's Petrel, Brown Booby and South Polar Skua. In addition to the bird life there is also an incredible variety of other marine life including several species of whale and dolphins.

Furthermore an extension to the trip offers the option to also see the other endemic bird species of the archipelago- the Azores Bullfinch. More details HERE

To book please email me- . This year's trip is led by BBRC chair person- Paul French. 

Here's a few pics from previous tips: 

 Monteiro's Storm Petrel by Rafael Amada 
Barolo's Shearwater 
Swinhoe's Storm Petrel 
Zino's Petrel by Harro Muller 
Blue Shark

Common Dolphin by Gareth Knass 

For a previous Birdwatch/Birdguides article on these adventures:

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