[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

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
> provenance, the common theory that the bird migrated south in the
> then came around Cape Horn and migrated up "the wrong ocean" was put
> One participant mentioned hearing that a breeding colony of Manx
> 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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