Female Magnificent Frigatebird looking for galley scraps at sea in the Galapagos Islands. Photo copyright of Angus Wilson © 1992.
and Humbolt Current
North Carolina and Gulf Stream
and Canary Islands
Senegal and Cape Verde Islands
South Africa to the Antarctic Pack Ice (30 Oct-18 Nov 2002), a personal account by John Brodie-Good with photos by Angus Wilson
Tristan da Cunha Group
New Zealand - Pelagic Heaven!
Subantarctic Islands of New Zealand and Australia (Nov/Dec 2001), a personal account by John Brodie-Good with photos by Angus Wilson
Territory of French Southern and Antarctic Lands, including Kerguelen and Amsterdam Island
A Voyage through the Aleutians Islands
Voyage to the Ogasawara Islands, Japan
There are a number of excellent tour companies that run specialist trips all over the world, catering to seabird and marine mammal fanatics. Chief among these is the UK-based company WildWings (birding) and sister company WildOceans (marine mammal watching) who offer an unparalleled roster of ocean trips. Check them out! And if you book don't forget to mention Ocean Wanderers.................
Yours truly sporting a beard and enjoying dawn to dusk seawatching in the Galapagos Islands off Ecuador.
Useful Web Sites
Madiera - Swedish birder, Niklas Holmstrom has created a wonderful web site about birding and seawatching in the Madeira archipelago. Appropriately named 'Birding Madeira', the site contains all the information you need for a trip to this fascinating archipelago situated in the North Atlantic off North Africa. There are sections on 'Travel info', 'Seawatching', 'Trip reports', 'Photo gallery' and selective lists of birds and more. Niklas is an ardent seawatcher and coauthor of Flight Identification of European Seabirds (Added 21 Jan 2004)