|Cory's Shearwater (Calonectris borealis) and Sooty Shearwater (Ardenna grisea) taking off. |
About 2 miles off Ilha da Culatra, Algarve. 22-July-2020. All photos: Georg Schreier.
|The Storm Petrels were feeding around a floating and deteriorating carcass of a Dolphin, we encountered a few miles off shore. Also a small Shark (possibly Blue-) was taking bites...|
|European Storm Petrel (Hydrobates pelagicus) showing active wing moult, growing inner primaries. 12-Aug-2020.|
Pomarine Skua (Stercorarius pomarinus) light morph, 2nd summer type, roosting with Cory's Shearwaters. Off Fuseta, 22-July-2020. The next two pictures showing the same bird.
|Manx Shearwater (Puffinus puffinus) taking off. 22-July-2020. One of the rarer species here in summer.|
|Bottlenose Dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) with a calf. 22-July-2020. In June we were lucky enough to see Risso's Dolphins (Grampus griseus) during a trip off Fuseta: Here is a short video: https://youtu.be/cTqI1DlffEs [post edit: two videos of Common Dolphins I made during a trip on 21-Aug-2020 are here and here ]|
Next trips are scheduled for Sept., 17th and Sept. 29th, 2020.