Fork-tailed Storm-Petrel flying close to the water

Fork-tailed Storm-Petrel flying close to the water

Detailed Description

Fork-tailed Storm-Petrel.  Photo taken in the 2008 data collection in the Seabird and Marine Mammal Coordinated Investigations (SMMOCI).  This project is involved with measuring seabird and marine mammal productivity, populations, and diets, hydroacoustic and trawl surveys for prey and oceanographic studies around 9 different long-term study colonies in the Gulf of Alaska, Bering Sea and Chukchi Sea. No direct USGS funding. Conducted in collaboration with AMNWR, National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), and IMS-UAF.

Details

Image Dimensions: 676 x 676

Date Taken:

Location Taken: AK, US