This trip has produced Fin Whale several times and an incredible show by one Northern Right Whales in November 2020. FYI for state listers, we will be in both NJ and NY waters.
End of May
Possible birds include Sooty, Cory’s and Manx Shearwaters; 3 Jaegers, South Polar and Great Skua; Arctic Tern, ; Northern Fulmar, Red and Red-necked Phalarope; Wilson’s and Leach’s Storm Petrel. Atlantic Puffin has been seen off Cape May at this time of the year). Sharks, Whales and Dolphins possible.
Our full day off shore trips are amazing a full day of whales and birds!
Beginning of June
Possible birds include Cory’s, Greater and Sooty Shearwaters; Wilson’s and Leach’s Storm-Petrels; Parasitic, Pomarine, and Long-tailed Jaegers; South Polar Skua, Arctic Tern, Northern Gannet, Red and Red-necked Phalaropes. Also 2 South Polar Skuas and 2 Long-tailed Jaegers.
End August – Beginning Sept
At a prime time for Long-tailed Jaegers (mostly juveniles) during their southward migration. All 3 species of Jaegers and South Polar Skua are possible. Also at a prime time for Shearwaters (Greater, Cory’s and Audubon regular, Manx and Sooty much rarer) and Storm-Petrels. Among the latter, numerous Wilson’s, with others possible: Leach’s in migration, White-faced and Band-rumped possible, as well.
Bring your camera!