The Quest for Petrels in the Western Palearctic

A mind blower for any birdwatcher in the Western Palearctic and perhaps the World too!
The first-ever film of Zino’s Petrel at sea and more photos. Plus, the Unidentified Pterodroma Petrel (‘snowy-winged’ petrel) photo and video.

The Ultimate Western Palearctic Pelagic Expedition: Madeira, May 2010 by Hadoram Shirihai

Zino’s Petrel Pelagic Expedition (Hybrid Research)
3 consecutive days pelagic trip to observe and photograph Zino’s, Fea’s and Bulwer’s Petrels, Cory’s, Manx and Little Shearwaters, Madeira, White-face and Wilson’s storm-petrels and any vagrants that might be around… Also scout the seas for the Unidentified Pterodroma Petrel (‘snowy-winged’ petrel).

Dates for 2010:
May 14, 15, 16 [Report]
May 24, 25, 26
June 2, 3, 4
June 30 & July 1, 2
August 5, 6, 7
August 30, 31 & September 1 – mostly for vagrants

Dates for 2011:
April 12, 13, 14
April 18, 19, 20
May 10, 11, 12
May 18, 19, 20
June 6, 7, 8
June 22, 23, 24
July 25, 26, 27
August 29, 30, 31

More Details on Zino’s Petrel Pelagic Expedition

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Hope everyone enjoys the reading, photos and videos!

Hugo Romano
PS: Experience the challenging seabirds in Madeira!