Great-winged Petrel Monterey Bay Pelagic, Monterey County, California, 18 October 1998. Second or third North American record substantiated by photographs. An account of this trip including other highlights is available online here. Thanks to contributions by Gil Ewing and John Sorensen, two additional excellent photographs of this bird are now available on the California Bird Records Committee photo gallery here.
Photos of another individual at Cordell Bank in August of 1996 are at the Shearwater Journeys web site here.
Photo copyright © 1998 Stephen J. Davies