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2017 March/April Trip Results

TYPE Gray’s Canyon
YYMMDD March 19, 2017
VESSEL Monte Carlo
CAPTAIN Phil Anderson
LEADER Bruce labar
SPOTTER (S1) Gene Revelas
Deckhand Chris Anderson
Start Time 653 TOTAL
Harlequin Duck 2
Surf Scoter 192
White-winged Scoter 45
Red-throated Loon 13
Pacific Loon 16
Common Loon 7
Red-necked Grebe 8
Western Grebe 4
Black-footed Albatross 93
N. Fulmar dark 41
N. Fulmar light 5
Pink-footed Shearwater 1
Sooty Shearwater 17
Short-tailed Shearwater 2
Sooty/Short-tailed Shearwater 7
Fork-tailed Storm-Petrel 32
Brandt’s Cormorant 38
Double-cr. Cormorant 2
Pelagic Cormorant 4
Marbled Godwit 30
Black Turnstone 2
Sanderling 1
Pomarine Jaeger 3
jaeger sp 1
Common Murre 2323
Pigeon Guillemot 5
Marbled Murrelet 6
Ancient Murrelet 1
Cassin’s Auklet 98
Parakeet Auklet 7
Rhinoceros Auklet 57
Black-legged Kittiwake 235
Sabine’s Gull 11
Mew Gull 15
California Gull 32
Herring Gull 59
Thayer’s Gull 1
Glaucous-winged Gull 1
GWWG 149
Total Birds 3566
Humpback Whale 1
Gray Whale 3
Whale sp. 1
Harbor Seal 1
Northern Fur Seal 1
Elephant Seal 1
California Sea-Lion 1
Northern (Steller’s) Sea-Lion 15
Sea Otter 1
WESTPORT SEABIRDS TRIP LOG
TYPE Gray’s Harbor
YYMMDD April 23, 2017
VESSEL Monte Carlo
CAPTAIN Phil Anderson
LEADER Bruce labar
SPOTTER (S1) Bill Shelmerdine TOTAL
S2 None
Start Time 600
Brant 9
Cackling Goose 500
Northern Shoveler 2
Green-winged Teal 8
Harlequin Duck 2
Surf Scoter 30
White-winged Scoter 35
Red-breasted Merganser 1
Red-throated Loon 36
Pacific Loon 52
Common Loon 54
loon sp 30
Red-necked Grebe 6
Laysan Albatross 1
Black-footed Albatross 58
N. Fulmar dark 13
Pink-footed Shearwater 22
Sooty Shearwater 859
Fork-tailed Storm-Petrel 114
Leach’s Storm-Petrel 5
Brandt’s Cormorant 40
Double-cr. Cormorant 8
Pelagic Cormorant 24
Brown Pelican 2
Black Turnstone 1
Least Sandpiper 3
Red-necked Phalarope 22
Pomarine Jaeger 1
Long-tailed Jaeger 2
Common Murre 147
Pigeon Guillemot 17
Ancient Murrelet 3
Cassin’s Auklet 42
Rhinoceros Auklet 39
Sabine’s Gull 1
Bonaparte’s Gull 12
Mew Gull 2
GWWG 105
Common Tern 20
Arctic Tern 2
Cliff Swallow 1
Total Birds 2331
Humpback Whale 1
Pacific White-sided Dolphin 19
Harbor Seal 3
WESTPORT SEABIRDS TRIP LOG
TYPE Gray’s Canyon
YYMMDD May 20, 2017
VESSEL Monte Carlo
CAPTAIN Phil Anderson
LEADER Bill Shelmerdine
SPOTTER (S1) Scott Mills
S2 Mike Donahue
Start Time  06:00 TOTAL
Greater White-fronted Goose 40
Surf Scoter 7
White-winged Scoter 6
Red-throated Loon 1
Pacific Loon 98
Common Loon 12
loon sp 15
Western Grebe 2
Laysan Albatross 1
Black-footed Albatross 20
N. Fulmar dark 1
Pink-footed Shearwater 82
Sooty Shearwater 11388
Fork-tailed Storm-Petrel 15
Brandt’s Cormorant 23
Double-cr. Cormorant 140
Pelagic Cormorant 21
Brown Pelican 5
Red-necked Phalarope 36
Red Phalarope 75
phalarope sp 3
Parasitic Jaeger 2
jaeger sp 1
Common Murre 110
Pigeon Guillemot 11
Cassin’s Auklet 7
Rhinoceros Auklet 57
Tufted Puffin 1
Sabine’s Gull 43
Bonaparte’s Gull 10
Heerman’s Gull 1
California Gull 15
GWWG 527
Common Tern 17
Bald Eagle 1
Peregrine Falcon 1
Total Birds 12795
Humpback Whale 19
Whale sp. 4
Risso’s Dolphin 150
Pacific White-sided Dolphin 381
N. Right-whale Dolphin 73
Harbor Seal 1
California Sea-Lion 2
Northern (Steller’s) Sea-Lion 11
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Image Gallery

 

Laysan Albatross Pomarine Jaeger Sabine's Gull Humpback Whale Northern Fur Seal Humpack Whale

2017 Schedule

Gray’s Canyon trips cover the Continental Shelf and Gray’s Canyon, a submarine canyon at the shelf edge. Outer Slope trips cover the same area as the Gray’s Canyon trips, with additional time...

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Possible Species

The Pulpit Rock Birds that can be expected on most or all April – October trips: Black-footed Albatross, Northern Fulmar, Sooty Shearwater, Pink-footed Shearwater, Fork-tailed Storm-Petrel, Red-necked and Red Ph...

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