[BIRDCHAT] Pacific Breeding Manx Shearwaters? (fwd)

Wayne C. Weber contopus at shaw.ca
Wed Feb 27 12:23:22 PST 2002


Ian and Tweeters,

If MANX SHEARWATERS have been reported breeding in B.C., it's news to
me!

Wayne C. Weber
Kamloops, BC
contopus at shaw.ca


----- Original Message -----
From: ian paulsen <ipaulsen at krl.org>
To: <tweeters at u.washington.edu>
Sent: Wednesday, February 27, 2002 10:11 AM
Subject: [BIRDCHAT] Pacific Breeding Manx Shearwaters? (fwd)



> HI Tweeters:

> Is this true? Maybe the British Columbia people can answer this??

>

> Ian Paulsen

> Bainbridge Island, WA, USA

> ipaulsen at krl.org

> A.K.A.: "Birdbooker"

> "Rallidae all the way"

>

> ---------- Forwarded message ----------

> Date: Wed, 27 Feb 2002 08:52:33 -0800

> From: Mary Scott <maryscott at BIRDINGAMERICA.COM>

> To: BIRDCHAT at listserv.arizona.edu

> Subject: [BIRDCHAT] Pacific Breeding Manx Shearwaters?

>

> Hi all,

>

> A Manx Shearwater was spotted on a southern California pelagic trip

over the

> weekend. This was a second LA County record. In a discussion of

bird's

> provenance, the common theory that the bird migrated south in the

Atlantic

> then came around Cape Horn and migrated up "the wrong ocean" was put

forth.

> One participant mentioned hearing that a breeding colony of Manx

Shearwaters

> had been located in British Columbia in the past year. Does anyone

have any

> information about that?

>

> Pictures of the bird are posted on my website.

>

> Mary Scott

> Long Beach, CA

> maryscott at birdingamerica.com

> www.birdingamerica.com

>

>




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