Seabirds seen on the West Pacific Odyssey, 2007.

 

Short-tailed Albatross (Diomedea albatrus): 2, Torishima on 23/04/07.

 

Black-footed Albatross (Diomedea nigripes): 1, west of Chi-chi jima on 22/04/07. 30, north Ogasawara on 23/04/07.

 

Campbell Albatross (Thalassaarche campbelli): 1, at sea North of New Zealand on 28/03/07.

 

Tahiti Petrel (Pseudobulweria rostrata): 26, at sea North of Norfolk Island on 31/03/07. 9, at sea South of New Caledonia on 01/04/07. 7, at sea West of New Caledonia on 03/04/07. 110,   at sea North of New Caledonia on 04/04/07. 1, at sea SW tropical Pacific on 05/04/07 afternoon. 1, at sea south of Rennell Island on 06/04/07 afternoon. 2, at sea off NW Bougainville on 11/04/07.

 

Fiji-type Petrel: 1, at sea off Latangai Island on 12/04/07 see note book. All dark petrel seen with Steve Howell and Ian Sinclair.

 

Black-winged Petrel (Pterodroma nigripennis): 1, Hauraki Gulf on 27/03/07. 20, at sea North of New Zealand on 28/03/07. 25, at sea South of Norfolk Island on 29/03/07. 13, at sea near Norfolk Island on 30/03/07. 14, at sea North of Norfolk Island on 31/03/07. 1, at sea South of New Caledonia on 01/04/07. 4, at sea West of New Caledonia on 03/04/07. 1, at sea north of New Caledonia on 04/04/07.

 

White-necked Petrel (Pterodroma cervicalis): 1, Hauraki Gulf on 27/03/07. 6, at sea North of New Zealand on 28/03/07. 50, at sea South of Norfolk Island on 29/03/07.

 

Bonin Petrel (Pterodroma hypoleuca): 1, at sea NNW Farallon de Pajaros on 20/04/07. 30, at sea Iwo-jima on 21/04/07. 250, SW of Ogasawara on 22/04/07. 15, north Ogasawara on 23/04/07.

 

Gould's Petrel (Pterodroma leucoptera): 2, at sea South of Norfolk Island on 29/03/07. 8, at sea North of Norfolk Island on 31/03/07. 125, at sea South of New Caledonia on 01/04/07. 265, at sea West of New Caledonia on 03/04/07. 4, at sea North of New Caledonia on 04/04/07.

 

Cook's Petrel (Pterodroma cookii): 20, Hauraki Gulf on 27/03/07.

 

Pycroft's Petrel (Pterodroma pycrofti): 4, Hauraki Gulf on 27/03/07.

 

Collared Petrel (Pterodroma brevipes): 6, at sea North of Norfolk Island on 31/03/07. 1, at sea South of New Caledonia on 01/04/07. 2, at sea north of New Caledonia on 04/04/07. 1, at sea SW Pacific on 05/04/07.

 

Kermadec Petrel (Pterodroma neglecta): 1, Hauraki Gulf on 27/03/07. 1, at sea North of New Zealand on 28/03/07. 8, at sea South of Norfolk Island on 29/03/07. 5, at sea North of Norfolk Island on 31/03/07. 1, at sea SW tropical Pacific on 05/04/07 afternoon. 1, at sea south of Rennell Island on 06/04/07 morning.

 

Providence Petrel (Pterodroma solandri): 2, at sea South of Norfolk Island on 29/03/07. 1, at sea North of Norfolk Island on 31/03/07. 1, at sea South of New Caledonia on 01/04/07. 1, at sea SW Pacific on 05/04/07 morning.

 

Grey-faced Petrel (Pterodroma gouldi): 1, Hauraki Gulf on 27/03/07. 10, at sea North of New Zealand on 28/03/07. 100, at sea South of Norfolk Island on 29/03/07.

 

Bulwer's Petrel (Bulweria bulwerii): 2, at sea east of Pagan on 19/04/07. 15, at sea Northern Northern Marianas on 20/04/07.

 

Black Petrel (Procellaria parkinsoni): 300, Hauraki Gulf on 27/03/07. 100, at sea North of New Zealand on 28/03/07. 3, at sea South of Norfolk Island on 29/03/07.

 

Streaked Shearwater (Calonectris leucomelas): 7, at sea c. 250 km S Wakayama on 24/04/07. 600, at sea east of Kyushu on 25/04/07.

 

Wedge-tailed Shearwater (Puffinus pacificus): 100, at sea South of Norfolk Island on 29/03/07. 40, at sea near Norfolk Island on 30/03/07. 15, at sea North of Norfolk Island on 31/03/07. 210, at sea South of New Caledonia on 01/04/07. 500, at sea West of New Caledonia on 03/04/07. 175, at sea north of New Caledonia on 04/04/07 afternoon. 6, at sea SW Pacific on 05/04/07 morning. 155, at sea south of Rennell Island on 06/04/07. 1, at sea off SW Guadacanal on 08/04/07. 50, at sea in Solomon Islands on 10/04/07. 5, at sea off Bougainville on 11/04/07. 10, at sea E Latangai Island on 12/04/07. 2, at sea off Latangai Island on 12/04/07. 8, at sea N Latangai Is on 13/04/07. 1, at sea equatorial western Pacific on 14/04/07. 3, at sea south of Chuuk on 15/04/07. 2, at sea east of Guam on 18/04/07. 2, at sea east of Pagan on 19/04/07. 110, at sea northern Northern Marianas on 20/04/07. 150, at sea Iwo-jima on 21/04/07. 100, SW of Ogasawara on 22/04/07. 35, north Ogasawara on 23/04/07.

 

Buller's Shearwater (Puffinus bulleri): 2500, Hauraki Gulf on 27/03/07.

 

Flesh-footed Shearwater (Puffinus carneipes): 10, Hauraki Gulf on 27/03/07. 1, north Ogasawara on 23/04/07.

 

Sooty Shearwater (Puffinus griseus): 1, at sea north of New Caledonia on 04/04/07 afternoon. 1, at sea Iwo-jima on 21/04/07.

 

Short-tailed Shearwater (Puffinus tenuirostris): 2, at sea West of New Caledonia on 03/04/07. 11, at sea north of New Caledonia on 04/04/07 afternoon. 8, at sea SW Pacific on 05/04/07 morning. 1, at sea SW tropical Pacific on 05/04/07 afternoon. 1, at sea south of Rennell Island on 06/04/07 morning. 62, at sea between Guadalcanal and Russell archipelago on 09/04/07. 9, at sea east of Guam on 18/04/07. 4, at sea East of Guam on 18/04/07. 5, at sea east of Pagan on 19/04/07. 12, at sea Northern Northern Marianas on 20/04/07. 350, at sea NNW Farallon de Pajaros on 20/04/07. 6500, at sea Iwo-jima on 21/04/07. 90, SW of Ogasawara on 22/04/07. 10, north Ogasawara on 23/04/07. 2, at sea c. 250 km S Wakayama on 24/04/07.

 

Tropical Shearwater (Puffinus lherminieri gunax): 3, at sea off SW Guadalcanal on 08/04/07. 1, near Chuuk on 16/04/07. 1, at sea northern Northern Marianas on 20/04/07.

 

Little Shearwater (Puffinus assimilis): 1, at sea south of Rennell Island on 06/04/07 morning. 1, at sea South of Norfolk Island on 29/03/07. 2, at sea near norfolk Island on 30/03/07.

 

Bannerman's Shearwater (Puffinus bannermani): 2, at sea Iwo-jima on 21/04/07. 1, SW of Ogasawara on 22/04/07.

 

Heinroth's Shearwater (Puffinus heinrothi): 1, at sea Solomon Islands on 10/04/07 at 5.50 pm. 4, at sea off Bougainville on 11/04/07.

 

Wilson's Storm-Petrel (Oceanites oceanicus): 1, at sea South of Norfolk Island on 29/03/07. 4, at sea near Norfolk Island on 30/03/07. 3, at sea South of New Caledonia on 01/04/07 0600 - 0900. 11, at sea North of New Caledonia on 04/04/07. 1, at sea SW Pacific on 05/04/07 morning.

 

New Zealand Storm-Petrel (Oceanites maorianus): 2, Hauraki Gulf on 27/03/07.

 

White-faced Storm-Petrel (Pelagodroma marina): 3, Hauraki Gulf on 27/03/07.

 

Polynesian Storm-Petrel (Nesofregetta fuliginosa): 1, at sea South of New Caledonia on 01/04/07. 3, at sea north of New Caledonia on 04/04/07 afternoon.

 

Tristram's Storm-Petrel (Oceanodroma tristrami): 2, SW of Ogasawara on 22/04/07.

 

Matsudaira's Storm-Petrel (Oceanodroma matsudairae): 2, at sea north of Chuuk on 17/04/07. 12, at sea east of Guam on 18/04/07. 1, at sea East of Guam on 18/04/07. 9, at sea NE Saipan on 19/04/07. 12, at sea northern Northern Marianas on 20/04/07. 25, at sea Iwo-jima on 21/04/07. 250, SW of Ogasawara on 22/04/07. 20, north Ogasawara on 23/04/07. 2, at sea c. 250 km S Wakayama on 24/04/07.

 

Common Diving-Petrel (Pelecanoides urinatrix): 15, Hauraki Gulf on 27/03/07.

 

Red-tailed Tropicbird (Phaethon rubricauda): 4, at sea South of Norfolk Island on 29/03/07. 50, Norfolk Island on 30/03/07. 2, at sea North of Norfolk Island on 31/03/07 0600 - 1000. 1, at sea Iwo-jima on 21/04/07.

 

White-tailed Tropicbird (Phaethon lepturus): 2, at sea North of Norfolk Island on 31/03/07. 1, at sea North of New Caledonia on 04/04/07 morning. 2, at sea SW Pacific on 05/04/07 morning. 1, at sea south of Rennell Island on 06/04/07 afternoon. 3, at sea N Latangai Is on 13/04/07. 2,  equatorial west Pacific on 14/04/07. 10, Chuuk on 16/04/07.

 

Frigatebird sp (Fregata): 1, at sea SW Pacific on 05/04/07 morning. 10, at sea south of Rennell Island on 06/04/07 morning. 30, at sea between Guadalcanal and Russell archipelago on 09/04/07. 125, at sea in Solomon Islands on 10/04/07 a.m. 30, at sea off Bougainville on 11/04/07. 1, at sea N Latangai Is on 13/04/07. 1, near Chuuk on 16/04/07.

 

Great Frigatebird (Fregata minor): 1, Norfolk Island on 30/03/07, 1 female. 1, Rennell Island on 07/04/07, 1 immature. 3, at sea between Guadalcanal and Russell archipelago on 09/04/07. 1,  208; at sea in Solomon Islands on 10/04/07, 1 male. 1, at sea east of Pagan on 19/04/07.

 

Lesser Frigatebird (Fregata ariel): 2, at sea north of New Caledonia on 04/04/07 afternoon. 1, at sea SW Pacific on 05/04/07 morning. 1, at sea south of Rennell Island on 06/04/07 afternoon. 4, Rennell Island on 07/04/07. 2, at sea off SW Guadacanal on 08/04/07. 4, at sea between Guadalcanal and Russell archipelago on 09/04/07 12:30 - 18:00. 17, at sea in Solomon Islands on 10/04/07, 4 males a.m.

 

Masked Booby (Sula dactylatra): 15, Norfolk Island on 30/03/07. 3,  at sea North of Norfolk Island on 31/03/07. 1, at sea South of New Caledonia on 01/04/07 0600 - 0900. 2, at sea North of New Caledonia on 04/04/07 morning. 2, at sea in northern Northern Marianas on 20/04/07 9 - lunch.

 

Red-footed Booby (Sula sula): 2, at sea South of New Caledonia on 01/04/07 0600 - 0900. 2, at sea SW Pacific on 05/04/07 morning. 5, at sea south of Rennell Island on 06/04/07 afternoon. 2, at sea off SW Guadacanal on 08/04/07. 20, at sea E Latangai Island on 12/04/07. 1, st sea East of Guam on 18/04/07. 4, at sea NE Saipan on 19/04/07. 13, at sea east of Pagan on 19/04/07. 6, at sea in northern Northern Marianas on 20/04/07 9 - lunch. 1, at sea; east of Kyushu on 25/04/07.

 

Brown Booby (Sula leucogaster): 1, at sea North of Norfolk Island on 31/03/07 1000 - 1400. 12, at sea North of New Caledonia on 04/04/07. 10, at sea south of Rennell Island on 06/04/07 afternoon. 1, Rennell Island on 07/04/07. 21, at sea off SW Guadalcanal on 08/04/07. 6, at sea between Guadalcanal and Russell archipelago on 09/04/07 12:30 - 18:00. 150, at sea in Solomon Islands on 10/04/07 a.m.. 3, at sea off Bougainville on 11/04/07. 1, at sea east of Guam on 18/04/07. 1, at sea east of Pagan on 19/04/07. 3, west of Chi-chi jima on 22/04/07. 2, at sea c. 250 km S Wakayama on 24/04/07.

 

Crested Tern (Sterna bergii): 2, Noumea on 01/04/07. 1, Noumea on 03/04/07. 1, at sea North of New Caledonia on 04/04/07 morning. 7, at sea off SW Guadalcanal on 08/04/07. 10, at sea between Guadalcanal and Russell archipelago on 09/04/07 12:30 - 18:00.

 

Black-naped Tern (Sterna sumatrana): 2, Rennell Island on 07/04/07. 6, Chuuk on 16/04/07.

 

Grey-backed Tern (Sterna lunata): 1, at sea Solomon Islands on 10/04/07. 3, at sea off Bougainville on 11/04/07. 2, at sea E Latangai Island on 12/04/07. 1, at sea northern Northern Marianas on 20/04/07.

 

Bridled Tern (Sterna anaethetus): 30, at sea off SW Guadalcanal on 08/04/07. 2, at sea between Guadalcanal and Russell archipelago on 09/04/07 12:30 - 18:00. 100,  at sea in Solomon Islands on 10/04/07 a.m.. 6, at sea east of Guam on 18/04/07.

 

Sooty Tern (Sterna fuscata): 6, at sea South of Norfolk Island on 29/03/07. 150, Norfolk Island on 30/03/07. 10, At Sea near Norfolk Island on 30/03/07. 6, at sea North of Norfolk Island on 31/03/07. 26, at sea SW Pacific on 05/04/07 morning. 150, at sea south of Rennell Island on 06/04/07 morning. 30, at sea off SW Guadalcanal on 08/04/07. 50, at sea in Solomon Islands on 10/04/07 a.m. 7, at sea off Bougainville on 11/04/07. 6, at sea E Latangai Island on 12/04/07. 4, at sea N Latangai Is on 13/04/07. 13, st sea East of Guam on 18/04/07. 15, at sea NE Saipan on 19/04/07. 65, at sea east of Pagan on 19/04/07. 60, at sea Northern Northern Marianas on 20/04/07. 2, at sea NNW Farallon de Pajaros on 20/04/07. 2, at sea Iwo-jima on 21/04/07.

 

Grey Ternlet (Procelsterna albivitta): 4, Hauraki Gulf on 27/03/07. 1, at sea North of New Zealand on 28/03/07. 5, at sea South of Norfolk Island on 29/03/07. 50, Norfolk Island on 30/03/07.

 

Brown Noddy (Anous stolidus): 1, at sea North of Norfolk Island on 31/03/07. 1, at sea South of New Caledonia on 01/04/07 0600 - 0900. 6, at sea SW Pacific on 05/04/07 morning. 26, at sea off SW Guadacanal on 08/04/07. 4, at sea in Solomon Islands on 10/04/07 a.m. 100, at sea E Latangai Island on 12/04/07. 1, at sea N Latangai Is on 13/04/07. 30, at sea south of Chuuk on 15/04/07. 250, near Chuuk on 16/04/07. 10, at sea NE Saipan on 19/04/07. 35, at sea east of Pagan on 19/04/07. 25, at sea northern Northern Marianas on 20/04/07.

 

Black Noddy (Anous minutus): 5000, Norfolk Island on 30/03/07. 1000, At Sea near Norfolk Island on 30/03/07. 1, at sea SW Pacific on 05/04/07 morning. 250, at sea south of Rennell Island on 06/04/07 morning. 2500, at sea off SW Guadalcanal on 08/04/07. 200, at sea in Solomon Islands on 10/04/07 a.m. 1, at sea off NW Bougainville on 11/04/07. 2500, at sea E Latangai Island on 12/04/07. 6, at sea equatorial western Pacific on 14/04/07. 1,; at sea south of Chuuk on 15/04/07. 100, near Chuuk on 16/04/07. 25, Chuuk on 16/04/07. 1, at sea east of Pagan on 19/04/07.

 

Common White-Tern (Gygis alba): 4, at sea South of Norfolk Island on 29/03/07. 500, Norfolk Island on 30/03/07. 500, at Sea near Norfolk Island on 30/03/07. 2, at sea North of Norfolk Island on 31/03/07. 2, at sea south of Rennell Island on 06/04/07 morning. 30, at sea south of Chuuk on 15/04/07. 50, near Chuuk on 16/04/07. 5, at sea north of Chuuk on 17/04/07. 2,; at sea East of Guam on 18/04/07. 2, at sea NE Saipan on 19/04/07. 13, at sea east of Pagan on 19/04/07. 1, at sea in northern Northern Marianas on 20/04/07 9 - lunch. 3, at sea NNW Farallon de Pajaros on 20/04/07.

 

South Polar Skua (Catharacta maccormicki): 1,; at sea Iwo-jima on 21/04/07. 1, north Ogasawara on 23/04/07.

 

Pomarine Skua (Stercorarius pomarinus): 2, at sea North of New Zealand on 28/03/07. 1, at sea South of Norfolk Island on 29/03/07, adult. 1, at sea off SW Guadacanal on 08/04/07. 1, at sea N Latangai Is on 13/04/07, adult. 1,  at sea East of Guam on 18/04/07. 2, SW of Ogasawara on 22/04/07, adults. 3, north Ogasawara on 23/04/07. 2,; at sea c. 250 km S Wakayama on 24/04/07. 1, at sea; east of Kyushu on 25/04/07.

 

Arctic Skua (Stercorarius parasiticus): 1, at sea North of Norfolk Island on 31/03/07. 1, at sea NE Saipan on 19/04/07. 1, SW of Ogasawara on 22/04/07. 1, north Ogasawara on 23/04/07.

 

Long-tailed Skua (Stercorarius longicaudus): 1, at sea South of Norfolk Island on 29/03/07. 2, at sea south of Chuuk on 15/04/07. 1, at sea northern Northern Marianas on 20/04/07. 1, at sea Iwo-jima on 21/04/07. 1, SW of Ogasawara on 22/04/07. 7, north Ogasawara on 23/04/07. 2, at sea c. 250 km S Wakayama on 24/04/07.