3rd Zino's Petrel Pelagic 2011: 1st record South Polar Skua

Another Zino's Petrel Pelagic Expedition was run on the last 3 days and the highlight of it was the 1st record for South Polar Skua Stercorarius maccormicki for Madeira!

South Polar Skua, Stercorarius maccormicki30th of May 2011
1 South Polar Skua Stercorarius maccormicki
1 Yellow-legged Gull Larus michahellis
Several Bulwer's Petrels Bulweria bulwerii
Many Cory's Shearwaters Calonectris diomedea borealis
1 Sooty Shearwater Puffinus griseus flew by
2 Fea's Petrel Pterodroma feae/deserta
2 European Storm-petrel Hydrobates pelagicus
1 Manx Shearwater Puffinus puffinus

Pterodroma madeira31st of May 2011
5 Zino's Petrels Pterodroma madeira
13 Fea's Petrels Pterodroma feae/deserta
2 Wilson's Storm-petrels Oceanites oceanicus
5 European Storm-petrels
1 Sooty Shearwater
2 White-faced Storm-petrels Pelagodroma marina
Several Manx and Cory's Shearwaters and Bulwer's Petrels

Wilson's storm petrel1st of June 2011
1 Pterodroma on the way to the chum position
2 Wilson's Storm-petrels
2 European Storm-petrels
4 White-faced Storm-petrels
Several Manx and Cory's shearwaters and Bulwer's Petrels
1 Madeiran storm-petrel Oceanodroma castro
1 Yellow-legged Gull

White-faced Storm-petrel

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