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March 2017
Sun 5highlightBlack-winged Petrel & Streaked Shearwater
Mistral Point, Maroubra, New South Wales
A large rolling feeding event for about 2 hours consisting of up to 1500 mainly Wedge-tailed Shearwaters was a very interesting spectacle already, then we picked up a Pterodroma. Once it came closer we instantly ruled out White-necked on size and lack of white nape, it showed a distinctive carpal bars. Goulds was eliminated by head pattern and less obvious/extensive carpal bar. Cooks eliminated on head colour and underwing. Even Barau's eliminated on size and crown pattern. A fairy close Streaked Shearwater also noteworthy.
D.Mitford, S.Gorta, M.Breckenridge,A.Walker & R.Crates 5/3 #230279
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