Monday, July 9, 2018

RBA: GUADALUPE MURRELET off the West Coast of Vancouver Island - July 9th

At 6:15 pm on July 9-2018, while on board the NOAA vessel "Reuben Lasker," Michael Force, Christopher Hoefer and Juan Carlos Salinas found a single Guadalupe Murrelet. The bird was photographed.

The exact location of the bird is HERE, which is 122 nautical miles SSW of Estevan Point.

This is the second record for BC; the first being a sight record from Michael Force on Aug 2, 1994 off Haida GwaiiThis is the first photographed record for the province of BC.

Guadalupe Murrelet off the west coast of Vancouver Island - Photo: Christopher Hoefer 

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