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Upcoming Meeting
August 3, 2017

Pelagic Birding

by Paul Guris

Pelagic birding is an opportunity to view birds that spend their lives on the open sea, only coming to land to breed. It is therefore not easy to see pelagic birds from land. Come to this meeting to learn about these birds and to get information about taking one of these adventures. Paul Guris is an expert on pelagic birds, with more than 36 years of experience, and he has been operating pelagic birding trips for 15 years through his company, See Life Paulagics. As Paul says, “Though we emphasize the seabirds, our trips focus on all sea life. We take time for whales, dolphins, sea turtles, fish, and anything else that we find of interest at sea. On each trip, there are enough leaders for the group size. Leaders are chosen not only for their pelagic experience, but also for their abilities to help youwith spotting and identifying the life forms that are found.” Some of these birds are storm-petrels, shearwaters, and Northern Fulmars. Come hear Paul describe the kinds of birds that can be seen at sea here in New Jersey.

The meeting of the Southern Ocean Birding Group is scheduled for August 3, 2017 at the Hunting Shanty, Tuckerton Seaport, Rt. 9, Tuckerton, NJ.  The public is welcome; meetings are free with no reservations required and light refreshments will be available.  For further information, please contact Sue Puder at 609-698-2106 or send an email to


The doors open at 6:30, and the meeting begins at 7 PM.

We meet in The Hunting Shanty
Tuckerton Seaport
120 W. Main St., Tuckerton, NJ