Friday, July 26, 2013

Pelagics off Fuzeta

Other dates scheduled: August, 17th;  September, 14th;  October, 12th - all dates are Saturdays.
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Time: 8.00 to 10.30 a.m.

Price: 40€ p.p.

Fuzeta (Parque Natural da Ria Formosa) meeting at 7.45 at white kiosk of "Passeios Ria Formosa" at the dock near the river mouth, opposit to camping site. 

A map to the location is here:

A boat-trip crossing the channels of Ria Formosa and out, up to 6 miles off the coast. Chumming only exeptionally.

Target species are: European Storm-Petrel (Hydrobates pelagicus), Wilson's Storm Petrel (Oceanites oceanicus), Balearic Shearwater (Puffinus mauretanicus), Manx Shearwater (Puffinus puffinus) Cory's Shearwater (Calonectris diomedia), Great Shearwater (Puffinus gavis), Sooty Shearwater (Puffinus griseus), Sabine's Gull (Xema sabini), Audouin's Gull (Larus audouinii), Northern Gannet (Morus bassanus), Great Skua (Stercorarius skua), Tern-species... plus others later in the season. Among the Dolphins - mainly Common Dolphin and Bottlenose Dolphin, other Cetaceans are possible, Sea-Turtles, Ocean Sun-fish...

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We have already seen Wilson's Storm Petrel and Scopoli's Shearwater earlier this month!

Scopoli's Shearwater  Calonectris (diomedea) diomedea
about 5 miles off Fuzeta. July, 3rd 2013.
Foto: Peter Tibax [ ]

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