Monthly Archives: September 2012

Azores Pelagic 2012 Update- Zino’s Petrel

Photo by Harro Muller Following up on our recent pelagic we discovered some better images of the Pterodroma petrel we had. The images were sent to Bob Flood who has identified it as a Zino’s Petrel. More details will appear in Bob and Ashley’s forthcoming multi-media id guide of Pterodroma petrels. Geolocation studies have revealed that aside [...]

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Azores Endemics and Pelagic Trip 2012

Day One 290712 Sao Miguel Azores Bullfinch- 10+ seen in the Tronqueira Mountains. Had a look around the wetlands in the Furnas area with Gerby (http://www.gerbybirding.com/en/) Day Two 300712 Terceira and ferry crossing to Graciosa Hudsonian Whimbrel at Cabo da Praia- one of two birds present. Also Semipalmated Plover and adult Least Sandpiper. Northern Botttlenose Whale (I [...]

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