Saturday, June 06, 2009

June 6 - SoCal Pelagic to Santa Cruz

The long-awaited pelagic trip took place today and there were fine results. I suspect that I won't ever have another day in North America where I get 6 life-birds !

All images copyright Jo McKenzie.

Birds seen today:

Black-Footed Albatross (#586)

Pink-Footed Shearwater (#587)

Sooty Shearwater (#588)

Brown Pelican
DC Cormorant
Brandt's Cormorant
Pelagic Cormorant
Black Oystercatcher
Forster's Tern
Western Gull
Heerman's Gull
Pigeon Guillemot
Xantu's Murrelet (#589)

Cassin's Auklet (#590)
White-Throated Swift
Allen's Hummingbird
Pacific-Slope Fly
Black Phoebe
Ash-Throated Fly
Island Scrub-Jay (#591)