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2015 Trip Results

SPECIES 14-Feb 25-Apr 29-Apr 16-May 27-Jun 18-Jul 1-Aug 8-Aug 15-Aug 21-Aug 22-Aug 23-Aug 5-Sep 6-Sep 18-Sep 19-Sep 26-Sep 27-Sep 4-Oct 17-Oct TOTAL
Greater White-fronted Goose 750 202 952
Brant 515 27 542
Cackling Goose 400 400
goose sp. 110 110
Northern Pintail 9 6 15
Green-winged Teal 15 6 4 25
scaup sp. 2 2
Harlequin Duck 1 1
Surf Scoter 40 214 42 67 4 1 3 2 11 1 9 30 39 70 533
White-winged Scoter 11 118 19 68 4 5 4 9 13 16 73 2 342
Red-throated Loon 1 75 1 7 1 1 3 1 1 1 92
Pacific Loon 3 269 645 218 1 2 3 1 28 2 3 4 9 5 12 1205
Common Loon 4 46 81 5 1 3 3 1 2 2 8 4 2 162
Red-necked Grebe 3 4 7
Western Grebe 1 1 4 2 1 5 8 4 25 51
Clark’s Grebe 1 1
Laysan Albatross 2 2
Black-footed Albatross 5 113 47 139 47 100 56 23 89 50 56 184 275 36 12 47 18 13 283 1593
Northern Fulmar 21 21 17 11 82 42 1244 47 419 457 1090 152 145 33 14 91 543 165 4505 9099
dark Pterodoma sp. 1 1
Pink-footed Shearwater 3 12 138 267 14462 422 1668 3646 2148 3390 3594 1 1631 784 154 211 333 614 481 108 34067
Flesh-footed Shearwater 1 1 3 2 1 3 11
Great Shearwater 1 1 2
Buller’s Shearwater 1 9 13 1 5 3 5 3 12 52
Sooty Shearwater 707 8293 978 1141 2261 6538 11085 5103 50763 15401 8700 9039 6894 4304 6952 1541 758 881 71 141410
Short-tailed Shearwater 7 1 6 1 5 2 2 5 8 3 6 3 49
Sooty/Short-tailed Shearwater 7 7
Manx Shearwater 1 1 1 3
Fork-tailed Storm-Petrel 47 22 265 286 82 202 184 213 88 34 66 167 10 5 1 3 1 1676
Leach’s Storm-Petrel 6 10 21 8 3 48
storm-petrel sp. 1 1
Brown Booby 1 1
Brandt’s Cormorant 54 32 103 124 22 53 64 99 78 76 21 42 21 44 10 37 12 3 54 949
Double-cr. Cormorant 33 8 55 7 12 7 22 40 53 2 5 46 35 41 38 13 9 38 5 469
Pelagic Cormorant 20 25 33 51 71 15 40 15 50 30 46 10 36 60 3 50 10 21 35 6 627
cormorant sp 5 5
Brown Pelican 155 52 7 646 831 446 2100 460 700 147 278 805 1201 498 287 412 206 206 492 9929
Great Blue Heron 1 1 1 3
Wandering Tattler 1 1 3 7 4 1 1 1 4 23
Long-billed Curlew 3 3
Marbled Godwit 9 150 700 550 700 500 600 700 500 400 700 700 6209
Ruddy Turnstone 2 1 3
Black Turnstone 11 1 1 5 8 5 1 2 1 1 4 2 10 52
Surfbird 5 1 2 7 1 2 1 19
Least Sandpiper 15 30 45
Short-billed Dowitcher 4 4
Red-necked Phalarope 234 48 463 19 7 3 36 47 23 11 20 5 1 917
Red Phalarope 6 6 5 40 3 2 1 11 35 2 1 112
phalarope sp 39 1 3 1 4 2 50
South Polar Skua 1 4 6 1 1 2 3 3 9 5 2 37
Pomarine Jaeger 2 2 6 5 1 2 4 1 6 11 2 14 2 7 3 3 71
Parasitic Jaeger 1 3 1 1 1 1 3 2 2 1 16
Long-tailed Jaeger 3 5 1 9
jaeger sp 1 1 1 2 1 6
Common Murre 680 817 4064 104 64 1399 888 1393 1718 876 494 137 474 361 86 202 589 487 230 62 15125
Pigeon Guillemot 15 14 33 11 18 6 15 5 20 11 2 1 1 1 1 154
Marbled Murrelet 4 1 1 6
Scripps’s/Guadalupe Murrelet 1 1
Ancient Murrelet 7 1 1 9
Cassin’s Auklet 11 13 1 23 9 23 15 7 23 18 4 20 51 13 13 7 12 19 42 324
Parakeet Auklet 2 2
Rhinoceros Auklet 10 81 89 132 115 16 65 48 40 32 11 13 25 25 51 32 25 13 149 972
Tufted Puffin 5 2 1 1 4 2 1 1 1 1 19
Black-legged Kittiwake 266 17 2 14 3 1 4 3 310
Sabine’s Gull 21 15 58 3 3 1 25 11 9 76 73 4 32 331
Bonaparte’s Gull 48 10 12 70
Heerman’s Gull 1 1 1532 2230 1753 5150 5000 1002 501 150 141 85 10 15 6 5 7 17 17606
Mew Gull 30 15 3 1 1 1 1 10 62
Ring-billed Gull 1 2 1 3 7
Western/Glaucous-winged Gull 230 259 594 315 410 516 1072 272 1027 841 223 54 493 512 602 409 296 345 311 210 8991
California Gull 41 12 51 4 88 1009 2208 2151 1072 1505 24 921 1556 754 295 618 967 754 636 14666
Herring Gull 49 52 14 1 7 25 6 5 19 21 436 156 791
Thayer’s Gull 5 1 4 10 20
Glaucous Gull 1 1 2
Caspian Tern 5 1 1 7
Common Tern 1 437 1 1 1 441
Arctic Tern 1 1 2 1 3 3 3 14
small tern sp. 1 7 8
Elegant Tern 22 9 31
Peregrine Falcon 1 1 1 1 1 5
Yellow-rumped (Myrtle) Warbler 1 1
Savannah Sparrow 1 1
Gray Whale 1 1 2
Humpback Whale 2 2 2 6 10 5 2 4 2 4 3 1 43
Minke Whale 1 1
Blue Whale 2 2
whale sp. 2 1 2 5
Pacific White-sided Dolphin 70 65 85 28 16 2 25 291
Northern Right Whale Dolphin 14 14
Risso’s Dolphin 22 20 35 77
Killer Whale 1 2 3
Harbor Porpoise 1 4 3 1 3 5 14 5 3 5 7 1 5 2 59
Dall’s Porpoise 10 3 4 1 7 1 12 38
Northern Fur Seal 5 6 1 4 1 1 2 1 2 1 1 2 4 31
California Sea Lion 150 3 2 2 3 2 1 1 1 3 3 4 40 1 25 1 20 262
Northern (Steller’s) Sea Lion 3 12 6 12 4 2 2 2 5 4 1 9 8 13 4 1 4 14 16 122
Harbor Seal 2 1 1 1 1 1 2 2 2 2 2 2 1 1 21
Northern Elephant Seal 1 1
Blue Shark 1 1 1 1 2 2 8
Ocean Sunfish 2 1 1 1 6 9 27 5 8 11 14 7 32 15 19 4 175 337

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Orca (Killer Whale) Common Murre Sabine's Gull Shy Albatross South Polar Skua Short-tailed Shearwater

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