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2016 Trip Results

2016 Westport Seabirds Trip Log 27 Feb 23 April 14 May 15 May 25 June 2 July 20 July 23 July 6 August 13 August 21 August 27 August 28 August 3 Sept 4 Sept 10 Sept 12 Sept 21 Sept 24 Sept 25 Sept 1 Oct
Trip Type Grays Canyon Grays Canyon Grays Canyon Grays Canyon Outer Slope Outer Slope Outer Slope Outer Slope Outer Slope Grays Canyon Grays Canyon Grays Canyon Grays Canyon Grays Canyon Grays Canyon Grays Canyon Grays Canyon Grays Canyon Grays Canyon Grays Canyon Grays Canyon
White-Frt. Goose 150
Brant 6 22 8
Cackling Goose 1960
Canada Goose 2 12
Goose sp. 1130
Green Winged Teal 7 4
N. Shovler 10
N. Pintail 27 17 18 36 65
Harlequin D 1 1
Surf Scoter 67 23 122 200 3 3 1 20 2 6 7 10 29 55 9 24
White-Wing Scoter 31 14 2 1 1 1 3 4 1 2 17 5
Long-tailed Duck 14 1
Red-B. Merganser 2 2 1
Red-T. Loon 4 15 3 1 1 1 2
Pacific Loon 10 75 29 104 1 2 2 2 1 3 3 4 15 4 7
Common Loon 3 27 5 5 2 1 3 1 1 4 10 2 14
loon sp 1 2 1
Red-necked Grebe 1 1 1
Western Grebe 12 12 1 1 13 45 21
Laysan Albatross 2 1 1
Black-footed Albatross 102 70 14 29 84 63 150 55 20 43 423 21 167 41 94 177 53 52 52
N. Fulmar Dark 73 3 3 6 4 14 5 2 7 6 33 9 56 5 11 9 4 8 7
N. Fulmar Light 3 1 2 1 2 1 2 2 2 1 1
Pink-footed Shearwater 1 18 96 129 719 369 511 363 140 970 5723 3354 3593 1889 95 198 256 815 1085
Flesh-footed Shearwater 1 1 1 3
Buller’s Shearwater 2 2 2 7 1 6 4
Sooty Shearwater 5 909 303 207 8380 18169 26759 11661 28674 1688 16025 20641 47336 552 672 169 214 169 536
Short-tailed Shearwater 1 1 1 2 20 6 3 4
Manx Shearwater 1 1 1
Fork-tailed Storm-Pet. 13 47 38 151 137 151 242 31 54 116 102 149 16 1 2 7 3
Leach’s Storm-Pet. 2 18 54 3 5 9 8 5 3
Brown Booby 1
Murphy’s Petrel 1
Brandt’s Cormorant 14 20 39 44 59 26 35 30 79 93 41 102 9 33 23 37 52 42 66
Double-cr. Cormorant 5 11 15 16 103 100 40 22 44 50 2 5 19 12 41 17 47 6 14
Pelagic Cormorant 27 14 79 30 7 11 72 13 10 40 40 6 7 22 16 12 12 6 15
cormorant sp
Brown Pelican 3 23 37 127 306 1512 2400 121 462 201 203 530 323 315 260 173 92 343
Black Oyster Catcher 2
Wandering Tattler 6 2 3 2 3 3 3 2 1 3
Whimbrel 4 2
Bar-tailed Godwit 1 1 1
Marbled Godwit 3 700 700 500 500 700 700 600 700 500 400 550
Black Turnstone 3 3 30 2 4 19 2 11 4 4 1
Surfbird 21 2 10 2 1
Short billed Dowitcher 3
Spotted Sandpiper 1 1
Least Sandpiper 1 50
Western Sandpiper 5 15 30
Red-necked Phalarope 1188 67 103 54 16 81 19 85 29 157 221 254 1 22 7
Red Phalarope 4 1 1 1 16 20 1355 31 1 4 71 25 15
phalarope sp 10 3 276 1 8 6
Shorebird species 40
South Polar Skua 3 3 6 1 4 1 1 2 7
Pomarine Jaeger 2 3 1 1 3 1 3 3 9 1 2 1 6
Parasitic Jaeger 2 1 3 1 4 1 1 2 2 1 2 4 3 2 1
Long-tailed Jaeger 1 1 3 2
jaeger sp 4 1
Common Murre 2687 712 464 1474 619 607 5991 1632 1114 1290 1587 456 988 437 770 1248 749 201 422
chicks 1 9 12 1 1
Pigeon Guillemot 2 16 24 18 9 8 30 2 7 5 23 5 1
Marbled Murrelet 1 4 1
Scripps’s Murrelet 3 6 2 4 1 1
Ancient Murrelet 2 2 8 10
Cassin’s Auklet 105 25 30 11 91 514 96 160 29 27 17 45 280 57 508 88 58 50 18
Rhinoceros Auklet 45 115 151 125 43 115 9 13 54 40 17 76 92 51 64 16 47 48 48
Tufted Puffin 2 3 2 5 3 1 1
Black-legged Kittiwake 134 2 16 21 14 3 1
Sabine’s Gull 40 124 87 7 24 76 8 9 666 125 30 68 128 41 36 21 1
Bonaparte’s Gull 1
Heerman’s Gull 4 6 2415 3702 2400 2500 2500 1000 358 2700 261 1002 185 155 62 87
Mew Gull 35 1 1
Ring Billed Gull 1 1 1
Western Gull
California Gull 9 25 14 3 45 789 76 438 945 1477 325 910 2422 511 923 391 2316 1537
Herring Gull 19 10 1 1 4 13 12 3
Thayer’s Gull 2
Glaucous-winged Gull 1
GWWG 79 427 320 232 463 375 514 264 416 1403 485 86 935 521 669 392 670 227 726
gull sp
Caspian Tern 8 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 2
Common Tern 2 77 6 1 1 2
Arctic Tern 1 76 5 2 2 12 1
Elegant Tern 1
Small tern sp
Gray Wagtail 1
Peregrin Falcon 1 1 1
Bald Eagle 1
Total Birds 5,517 7,132 2,108 2,937 10,969 23,460 40,510 19584 34513 10391 28668 28354 58823 7507 5654 4639 3712 4240 5704
Humpback Whale 9 15 16 9 4 11 4 5 3 1 7 4 2 2 3
Gray Whale 5 1 1
Finn Whale 1
Harbor Porpoise 5 3 7 25 4 2 6 12 15 1 4 4 4 1 7
Dall’s Porpoise 4 8 1 3 9 5 6 5 14 7 15 13
Orca 3 5 5
Risso’s Dolphin 30 5
Pacific White-sided Dolphin 3 70 805 7 50 250 20 7 16 850 12 22
N. Right-whale Dolphin 100 400 40
Harbor Seal 1 7 1 3 1 1 1 12 1 6 2 4 2 1 1 1
Northern Fur Seal 2 1 2 1 1 4 1 3 3 1 2 2 2 1 4
Elephant Seal 1 5 1 4 1
California Sea-Lion 3 2 6 1 4 8 4 1 4 4 2 5 3 8 5
Northern (Steller’s) Sea-Lion 25 17 17 8 8 3 10 4 17 1 13 14 14 6 11 5 11 18
Blue Shark 3 23 9 6 6 1 2 2
Ocean Sunfish 1 1 9 3 4 4 4 2 1 11 15 10 77 122 86
Velella Med-Heavy

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Ashy Storm-Petrel Black-footed Albatross Fork-tailed Storm-Petrel Laysan Albatross Laysan Albatross Back in port, the Summering Glaucous Gull

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