The Azores pelagic 2017 goes out this week led by Pierre Andre-Crochet. Will be very interesting to see what they get. I can't make it this year as on baby duties at home. Here's what we've been up to in the past (Click for Birding Frontiers article):
Monteiro's Storm Petrel by Gareth Kness- the entire world population is confined to the island of Graciosa on the Azores. The main target of our pelagic and one for WP and World Listers.
Swinhoe's Petrel- recorded on all six trips since 2012. One for the WP listers. Also we regularly get 'Grant's Storm Petrel' (the cool season breeding band-rumped Petrel), Barolo's Shearwater, Wilson's Storm Petrel and Bulwer's Petrel in addition to a few vagrants (see article)
Sowerby's beaked Whales by Rich Bonser- see the table on the Birding Frontiers article about the impressive range of cetaceans also seen on these trips : BIRDING FRONTIERS- AZORES PELAGICS