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Past years

  • Fall 2015 Pelagic Trip

    On Sept 20, 2015, 93 enthusiastic birders went to sea on WildResearch’s fith pelagic seabird fundraiser. Details from the trip and the official trip list follows below. Photos from the trip can be viewed here! For the week leading up to the pelagic, each new weather report predicted high winds and heavy precipitation. There is […]

    Full Post | Posted: September 21, 2015

  • Spring 2014 Pelagic Trip

    On May 11, 2014, 81 birders went to sea on WildResearch’s pelagic seabird fundraiser. Details from the trip and the official trip list follows below. Photos from the trip can be viewed here. Birding was slow as we headed out on the open water, a few Sooty Shearwaters and single Pink-footed Shearwater darted about. Shearwater […]

    Full Post | Posted: May 11, 2014

  • Fall 2013 Pelagic Trip

    WildResearch’s Sept 15th Pelagic Seabird fundraiser was a great success! Thanks to the 96 trip participants for making the day extra fun! A full list of the bird seen during the trip can be found below. Special thanks to: Pablo Jost, our official Chum Master Russell Cannings, Mike Boyd, and Paul Levesque: Spotters Extrodinaire. And […]

    Full Post | Posted: January 17, 2014

  • Spring 2012 Pelagic Trip

    On the 29th April, 2012 eighty six WildResearch members boarded the M. V. Frances Barkley in Ucluelet for WildResearch’ s spring pelagic trip to La Perouse Bank.  The weather looked promising, with low cloud cover, a 10 knot wind and 2 m swells.  The first 5-7 km were a bit rough, but most of the […]

    Full Post | Posted: April 15, 2013

  • Fall 2011 Pelagic Trip

    Birds: Common Murre Rhinocerous Auklet Tufted Puffin Pigeon Guillemot Buller’s Shearwater (32km) Sooty Shearwater Pink-footed Shearwater (15km) Black-footed Albatross (37km) Northern Fulmar South Polar Skua Pomarine Jaeger Parasitic Jaeger Sabine’s Gull (37km) Fork-tailed Storm-Petrel Sanderling (30km) Red Phalarope California Gull Glaucous-winged Gull Mew Gull Thayer’s Gull Herring Gull Pacific Loon Common Loon Northern Pintail Green-winged […]

    Full Post | Posted: October 15, 2011