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  1. wolfbirder

    Lanzarote Pelagic 2-night tour 6-8 September 2022

    The E-bird list totals for the 15th Sept trip. 1 Arctic Skua 2 Long-tailed Skua 1 Common/Arctic Tern 10 Sandwich Tern 10 Wilson's Storm Petrel 2 White-faced Petrel 1 European Storm petrel 70 Band-rumped (Madeiran) Petrel 150 Bulwer's Petrel x Cory's Shearwater 5 Great Shearwater 35 Manx...
  2. wolfbirder

    Lanzarote Pelagic 2-night tour 6-8 September 2022

    Fair point McMadd, I wouldn't have called them as Barolo's based on the views I got as I was facing the wrong way when they approached. So they came from behind me as they were called by a birder facing the direction they were coming from. But I did get on to them as they moved away, and...
  3. wolfbirder

    Lanzarote Pelagic 2-night tour 6-8 September 2022

    Thanks Josh, much appreciated. You know what it’s like, some people just handle such relative hardships with consummate ease. Not me. I think it’s mainly an age thing, but I was very anxious about it despite having this persistent urge to do the trip.
  4. wolfbirder

    Lanzarote Pelagic 2-night tour 6-8 September 2022

    Thanks folks, much appreciated. Many thanks Chris, it was certainly a challenge mentally and physically for me, though I know it would be a stroll for many.
  5. wolfbirder

    Lanzarote Pelagic 2-night tour 6-8 September 2022

    Further photos from Lanzarote trip (my own): - 1) Our Lanzarote Pelagics boat - some would sit on the top to view. 2) Juan preparing the chum on the outboard viewing deck and bench. 3) Onboard facilities and front berth. 4) kitchenette table and my sleeping bench! 5) Orzola Harbour from my...
  6. wolfbirder

    Lanzarote Pelagic 2-night tour 6-8 September 2022

    PHOTOS FROM MIGUEL RODRIGUES ESTEBAN (LANZAROTE PELAGICS) 1. Wilson's Petrel 2. Madeiran (Band-rumped) Petrel 3) White-faced Petrel 4) A Barolo's Shearwater flying with a Manxie 5) Bulwer's Petrel 6) Long-tailed Skua
  7. wolfbirder

    Lanzarote Pelagic 2-night tour 6-8 September 2022

    As part of my pending 60th birthday, I promised myself a real pelagic that 'Lanzarote Pelagics' operate twice every September as long as demand is met for these trips, which means they must have 6-7 participants. each time. At 540 euros its not cheap, but when you realise the effort and...
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