I would be interested in this trip - and in carpooling/overnighting with others from VT.
Eric, I'm not familar with departure point... please clarify.
> Date: Wed, 20 Jan 2010 17:43:54 -0500
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> Subject: [VTBIRD] NH february pelagic
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> I am running another trip to Jeffries Ledge weather permitting on Feb.
> 6th aboard the UNH Gulf Challenger, with Feb. 7th, 13, 14, 20, 21 as
> backup dates. The trip is $75pp, departing the dock in New Castle at
> 8am and returning by 2pm at the latest.
> Go to http://marine.unh.edu/facilities/vessels/rv-challenger.html for
> information on the boat.
> The following is the trip list from the December 2009 pelagic.
> Black Duck - 1
> Common Loon - 1
> Northern Fulmar 23 including 4 dark morph all over Jeffries/scantum
> Iceland Gull 2 (1st Year, adult)
> Glaucous Gull 1 ad
> Lesser Black-backed Gull 1 ad
> Kittiwake 35 surprisingly all adult, mostly well past shoals
> Black Guillemot 2 near isles of shoals
> Razorbill 23
> Dovekie 6 including group of four seen well on the water over New Scantum
> Atlantic Puffin 1 seen well and briefly on the water by a few
> New Scantum
> Common Murre 1 flyby
> Alcid sp. 18
> I returned from another trip to the ledge last week and again saw
> fulmar, kittiwake, dovekie, and common murre.
> Payment is required to book a spot. Checks will be cashed, credit
> cards processed, only after the trip goes (so I dont have to reissue
> checks). Checks and/or credit card numbers will be destroyed in the
> event of a weather cancellation, unless you sign up for the weather
> Please make checks payable to PLC, and mail to 5a Mill St. New Boston,
> NH 03070, or call the office at 487-3331 with credit card information.
> If the weather forces cancellation/postponement (waves in excess of 3
> feet) I will email you by noon the day before. Be warned that this
> trip is usually postponed at least once (thus the six dates!).
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