Tuesday, November 23, 2010

2011 Pelagic Schedule

SATURDAY, JUNE 25, 2011:  7AM – 3PM

Hyannis to Nantucket Shoals area
Birds expected: Shearwaters, Wilson’s Storm-petrels, Gannets,  Phalaropes, Fulmar, Jaegers, Terns, several Gulls and Marine animals. Hope to see Skuas and any rarity.
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SATURDAY, JULY 16, 2011: 4AM – 9PM

Hyannis to Hydrographer Canyon area.
Birds expected:  4 or 5 species of Shearwaters, Leaches and Wilson’s Storm-petrels, Jaegers, Gannets, Terns, and several Marine Animals. We hope to see Band-rumped storm-petrel, Bridled Tern, Skuas and other rarities.  Anything is possible.
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SATURDAY, SUNDAY. September 10,11, 2011

5:30AM Saturday to 6:00PM Sunday
Hyannis to Hydrographer, Veaches and Atlantis Canyon area.
Birds expected: WHITE-FACED STORM PETRElS,(22 WHITE-FACED STORM-PETRELS seen in August, 2010), 5 species of shearwaters, 3 species of Storm-petrels,  Jaegers, Gannets, Gulls (including the Sabine’s, Terns and Several species of Marine Mammals. We hope to see Skuas, Bridled Tern and other rarities.  In 2007, we found a Little Shearwater, so anything is possible.
Canceled due to Hurricane Irene

SUNDAY, NOV 20, 2011 7AM- 3PM

HYANNIS to the Nantucket Shoals Area
Birds expected: Alcids, Gannets, Shearwaters, Phalaropes, Jaegers, Gulls, Fulmar, marine mammals and any rarities such as Skua, etc.
Limit: 65 Participants
Cost:  BBC members:  $95.00
non-members: $115.00
Rescheduled and there may still be space available, contact Ida asap if interested.

Please be advised that because of the possible increase in the cost of fuel, there may be a surcharge to cover any extra expense.
Rick Heil, Steve Mirick, Jeremiah Trimble and Marshall Iliff usually lead these trips.  Our boat, the Helen H, is a very comfortable, fast, 100 foot fishing boat with a knowledgeable and enthusiastic Captain and crew. There are 38 bunks aboard which will be available to the first 38 who sign up.  There is a full galley with excellent food at reasonable prices.  Parking is free.
To reserve a space, send a check for the full amount made out to the 'BROOKLINE BIRD CLUB AGENT' along with a signed waiver to:  Ida Giriunas, 83 Summer Ave., Reading, MA, 01867 and include either your email or your postal address for confirmation, boarding instructions and further information.
For additional information and the waiver to be signed, contact Ida at 781-929-8772 or  via email