Maxtrax wrote:Hi Dave, I just noticed this post. Does St. Lazaria get dove often - what are the logistics like? My father actually made a short documentary about the wildlife there - both above and below the waterline - in the 80s with Rick Rosenthal. Ever since seeing that film I've been curious about putting together a trip there and possibly continuing on with some more documentation. I'd be stoked to see any video that it sounds like you guys may have shot.
Diver_Dave wrote:There r going to be some birds on the island for sure....
On the island there are:
250,000 breeding pairs of Fork-tailed Storm-petrels and Leach's Storm-petrels.
4-5,000 Common and Thick-billed Murres.
1,500-2,000 breeding pairs of Tufted Puffins.
1,000 breeding pairs of Rhinoceros Auklets.
Other less populous species include: Pigeon Guillemots, Glaucous-winged Gulls, Ancient Murrelets, Cassin's Auklets, Bald Eagles, Peregrine Falcons, and Black Oystercatchers.
In nesting areas on the island, the bird density can reach 7000 birds per acre.
The only trees on the island are Sitka Spruce which are located at the highest points of elevation.
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Tom Nic wrote:Sweet!
This is me officially being jealous and trying not to hate you both.
No luck so far....
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