[CT Birds] Fwd: Block Canyon Pelagic

Phil Rusch philiprusch at charter.net
Mon Jul 14 18:50:07 EDT 2014


See below for an opportunity to visit the continental shelf off New England. If interested contact Carlos at the e-mail address at the bottom of the post. 

Phil Rusch
Chaplin, CT

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> 
> I have arranged an overnight dedicated Pelagic with the Frances Fleet departing 
> at 8 PM on Sunday August 17 and returning on Monday August 18 at 8 PM. 
> We will depart from the Frances Fleet dock in Galilee, RI onboard of the 'Lady 
> Frances'. Info on the boat and directions to the dock can be obtained by Googling FRANCES FLEET. 
> Birds sighted on past Canyon trips are posted on Paul Letoile's RIBIRD Website. 
> 
> It has been a couple of years since we have been able to go the Canyon area and 
> explore the shelf edge area 100 miles south of RI. The Lady Frances has 40 bunk beds 
> to accommodate everyone onboard. The idea is to travel overnight and be at the shelf edge 
> in the Fishtail area at dawn. We will spend 6 to 7 hours exploring this area for rarities. 
> 
> The cost of the trip will be $235 per person. This is the break even point if 
> there are 35 of us on the trip. 
> 
> Birds seen on past trips include Great, Cory's, Sooty, Manx and Audubon's 
> Shearwaters, Pomarine, Parasitic and Long-tailed 
> Jaegers, Red and Red-necked Phalaropes, and Wilson's Storm-petrel. Possible but 
> rare birds from previous trips include Band-rumped Storm-petrel, Black-capped Petrel and Bridled Tern. 
> Hoped for but not previously seen on these trips include 
> White-faced Storm-petrel, Leech's Storm Petrel and Arctic Tern. 
> 
> If you are interested please e-mail me at dcpedro at cox.net , as quickly as 
> possible, as I have to make a final decision based on confirmations by July 30. 
> The trip is limited to a maximum oft 39 persons. 
> 
> 
> Carlos Pedro
> 
> 
> 
> 
> ---- philiprusch at charter.net wrote: 
> 
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> 
> Carlos,
> 
> I never received your post on the trip, but if you still have room, 
> count me in.
> 
> Phil




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