Blog Posts Tagged "sea birds"

Petrels

“Have you seen any animals?” That is the question that I hear in every one of my live broadcasts from the ship. My first animal sighting this expedition came a few days ago when I found a bird in the doorway as I was going out for my morning breath of fresh air.

The Australians are coming!

Not the Wallabies... but an animal native to Australia have begun forming rafts… of birds in our area after their long migration up the Pacific from Australia. Even though it's come from our rival neighbor Australia (just kidding!), it's exciting to see the arrival of the short tailed shearwater (Puffinus tenuirostris).