Posted by: DarkEyedJunc0 | August 24, 2011

MA: Stellwagen Bank Birding & Whale Watching

I took 2 Whale Watch boats out of Gloucester, MA to Stellwagen Bank in the hopes of lifing three Shearwaters … well, 2 out of 3 ain’t bad!!! (I lifed Great Shearwater LB#303 and Manx Shearwaters LB#304.)

Bird report follows:

Stellwagen Bank, Barnstable, US-MA
Aug 24, 2011 8:30 AM – 6:30 PM
Comments: 2 Whale Watch Trips from Gloucester, MA (Trip #1, Cape Ann Whale Watch 0830-1310) (Trip #2, 7 Seas Whale Watch 1330-1830).
10 species
Cory’s Shearwater X
Great Shearwater X
Manx Shearwater X
Wilson’s Storm-Petrel X
Northern Gannet X
Double-crested Cormorant X
Laughing Gull 1
Herring Gull X
Great Black-backed Gull X
Common Tern X
          This report was generated automatically by eBird v2 (

Also of note – 6 Humpback Whales. (Enjoy these images)


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