Todd McGrath has logged more than 365 days at sea, leading trips in both the Atlantic and the Pacific oceans. He is the co-author of the 2005 monograph Pelagic Birding in the Southern California Bight and the 2010 scientific paper The Occurrence and Identification of Leach's Storm-Petrels off Southern California. Todd is extremely knowledge about identification, status and distribution of marine mammals as well. He is the Senior leader for all Audubon pelagic trips from Los Angeles, Ventura and Santa Barbara, is a Senior Leader on many Buena Vista Audubon pelagic trips and leads trips for Brian Patteson from Cape Hatteras and Debi Shearwater out of Monterey, Half Moon Bay, Bodega Bay and Fort Bragg.
NORTH AMERICAN BIRDS: Occurrence and identification of the Leach’s Storm-Petrel (Oceanodroma leucorhoa) complex off southern California (click the PDF icon at the right)
Todd McGrath IN ACTION!
WOW! Todd McGrath takes on a wild herd of stampeding "short-beakers" (Short-beaked Common Dolphin) with Steve N.G. Howell and Thomas Blackman on a San Diego Bird Festival Pelagic Trip. Video by: W. Terry "Tuna" Hunefeld. Best viewed full screen by clicking the icon near the lower right hand corner of the video beneath the "you" in YOU TUBE. Enjoy!
Todd McGrath and Dave Pereksta aboard Grande 13 Nov 2010
After a phenomenal day at sea finding a Parakeet Auklet off Avila Beach on Jan 24, 2009, birders chit-chat as we return to the dock while Todd McGrath remains ever vigilant. Video by: W. Terry "Tuna" Hunefeld. Best viewed full screen by clicking the icon near the lower right hand corner of the video beneath the "you" in YOU TUBE. Enjoy!
(c) Todd McGrath and Jon Feenstra
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