Wednesday, July 11, 2018

RBA: MANX SHEARWATER off Nigei Island - July 10th

At 2:38 pm on July 10-2018, Jared Towers found and photographed a Manx Shearwater while conducting a whale survey for the Department of Fisheries and Oceans in Gordon Channel off Nigei Island. The bird was viewed from the research vessel  "Merlin." The bird was present until 2:42 pm and was also observed by Mark Malleson. Jared was able to get photos of the bird in flight.

Map to exact location of bird HERE

This is the 58th record for the province of BC.

Manx Shearwater in Gordon Channel - Photos: Jared Towers

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