Yeah, that "nearly annually" has drawn me to Hatteras pelagics more than once.  Some great birds have been enjoyed from Brian Patteson's boat.  Herald Petrel, Black-capped Petrel, European Storm-Petrel, Fea's Petrel and Swinhoe's Storm-Petrel among them, but that Bermuda Petrel remains elusive!

Edge Wade
Columbia, MO
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On Sep 11, 2009, at 10:27 AM, Bob Fisher wrote:

A restoration project involving artificially constructed nesting burrows on two larger islets brought the current population up to about 250 individuals, and the species is now recorded nearly annually on pelagic birding trips off North Carolina.

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