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3 NZ Storm-Petrels off eastern Victoria

Posted: Thu Apr 14, 2022 5:53 pm
by Michael Szabo
Rohan Clarke reports via Facebook that 3 different NZ Storm-Petrels were seen at sea off eastern Victoria yesterday.
This included 2 birds together and a third at a more distant site with different plumage features. This is the 2nd record for Victoria.
New Caledonian Storm-Petrels were also seen in the same area at sea in February.
Also recorded were 9 Buller's Shearwaters inc a single flock of 8, and 24 Providence Petrels.
Photo posted by Rohan Clarke.