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Queen Charlotte Sound from a cruise ship

Owner Dave Williams

eBird Pelagic Protocol
  • 1
  • 20 mi
Comments

From a cruise ship, 3rd deck, open air, heading north through Queen Charlotte Sound, Central Coast BC. Ship's route will take us west of Haida Gwaii. Starting location checked by Google Maps latitude / longitude.

Observations

  1. Number observed: 1
  2. Number observed: 2
  3. Number observed: 1
  4. Number observed: 1

    Comments: First noted by its large size and the distinctive long, narrow-winged look of an albatross. A prominent white rump patch was noted. Bill size and shape was clearly seen to indicate alabatross. Bill was not dark, it was grayish in my view. When the bird banked clear, white belly feathering was noted. From a side view white feathering on the head was noted.

  5. Number observed: 6
  6. Number observed: 10
  7. Number observed: 1
  8. Number observed: 8