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Hawaiian Petrel

Pterodroma sandwichensis


eBird Checklist S38822878
Shearwater Journeys_08/25/17_Leg 6/7
Monterey, California, United States
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Latitude and Longitude 36.751, -122.057 Map

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note extension of dark hood slightly below eye but not further

Observation details

Sighted at start of leg 6, water temp 58.5F and water depth 315 Fathoms, initially found by Alex Rinkert as it came up in the wake of the boat. an obvious dark rumped Pterodroma with high arching flight. Contrasting dark colored dorsum and bright underneath. Dark hood with limited extension below eye-level, with white forehead. Dark margin to the leading and trailing edge of the underwing. Some evidence of molt. extensively photographed.

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