This account reports the second and third records of Bridled Tern (Sterna anaethetus) and the first and second records of Audubonls Shearwater (Puffinus Iherminieri) in Alabama.
On the 11th of June, 1978, a party consisting of Howard Einspahr, Ralph Havard, Paul Johnson, Phillip Kilpatrick and the author were birding approximately 50 kilometers south of Sand Island Light in a 23-foot boat fitted with twin 140-hp engines. The weather was fair, seas very calm and visibility above 20 km with virtually no haze.
Author: Charles D. Duncan
Volume Number: 26 Year Published: 1978
Issue Number: 1-2
Page Number: 16
Link to article: http://birdlife.aosbirds.org/1978/Vol 26 No. 1, 2_1978_p16-17.pdf
Link to the full issue of BirdLife: http://birdlife.aosbirds.org/1978/Vol 26 No. 1, 2_1978.pdf