Checklist S19278128

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Fairy Prion, Fluttering Shearwaters, . 10:00 h Brad Gabriel, 12:45-15:30 Alan Morris & Allan Benson. The rate at which the Fluttering Shearwaters passed was about 1200 in a hour (none of the birds close enough to the rocks showed field marks of Hutton's Shearwater), and the Fairy Prions at 800+ per hour (again, all birds close enough were positively ID's as Fairy Prions). The Fairy Prions were basically going north but feeding, while the Fluttering Shearwaters were going south. Further species: 6 Black-browed Albatross, a Shy Albatross. Very good numbers of Australasian Gannets, Great Cormorants, 5 White-fronted Terns, Crested Terns, Caspian Terns, Silver Gulls, 1 Sooty Oystercatcher (first seen by Anne Morris), 3 Red-necked Stints, 1 Nankeen Kestrel. Site:Soldiers Point, Norah Head. Observer:Brad Gabriel


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