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2017 Trip Results

2017 Westport Seabirds Trip Log 19 March 23 April 20 May 24 June 25 June 22 July 5 August 13 August 19 August 26 August 27 August 2  Sept 9 Sept 10 Sept 23 Sept 24 Sept 12 Sept 23 Sept 24 Sept 30 Sept 7 Oct 14 Oct
Trip Type Grays Canyon Grays Canyon Grays Canyon Outer

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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 Grays Canyon Grays Canyon Grays Canyon
White-Frt. Goose  40
Brant  9  1
Cackling Goose  500
Canada Goose
Goose sp.
Green Winged Teal  8
N. Shovler  2
N. Pintail
Harlequin D  2  2
Surf Scoter  192  30  7  5
White-Wing Scoter  45  35  6  13
Long-tailed Duck
Red-B. Merganser  1
Red-T. Loon  13  36  1  2
Pacific Loon  16  52  98  2  3
Common Loon  7  54  12  2  2  1
loon sp  30  15
Red-necked Grebe  8  6
Western Grebe  4  2  1
Laysan Albatross  1  1  1
Black-footed Albatross  93  58  20  96  55  68  67  102
N. Fulmar Dark  41  13  1  9  6  2  17  30
N. Fulmar Light  5  2  4  1
Pink-footed Shearwater  1  22  82  515  708  381  78  130
Flesh-footed Shearwater
Buller’s Shearwater  11
Sooty Shearwater  17  859  11,388  2338  3846  11,302  4149  17987
Short-tailed Shearwater  2
Manx Shearwater
Fork-tailed Storm-Pet.  32  114  15  120  382  52  37  24
Leach’s Storm-Pet.  5  6  11  30  32
Brown Booby
Murphy’s Petrel
Brandt’s Cormorant  38  40  23  80  33  21  83  41
Double-cr. Cormorant  2  8  140  27  112  3 72  10
Pelagic Cormorant  4  24  21  23  6  6  40  11
cormorant sp  25
Brown Pelican  2  5  477  972  1585  900  993
Black Oyster Catcher
Wandering Tattler  12  8
Whimbrel  1
Bar-tailed Godwit
Marbled Godwit  30  110  250
Guadalupe Murrelet  2
Black Turnstone  2  1  20  15
Surfbird  6  14
Short billed Dowitcher
Spotted Sandpiper
Least Sandpiper  3  30  1
Western Sandpiper  7
Red-necked Phalarope  22  36  87  321  71
Red Phalarope  75  3  2
phalarope sp  3  2  1  4
Shorebird species
South Polar Skua  8  4  1  2  1
Pomarine Jaeger  3  1  2
Parasitic Jaeger  2  1  1
Long-tailed Jaeger  2
jaeger sp  1  1  1
Common Murre  2323  147  110  97  392  1167  335  151
chicks
Pigeon Guillemot  5  17  11  12  24  14  18  11
Marbled Murrelet  6  3  2
Scripps’s Murrelet
Ancient Murrelet  1  3
Cassin’s Auklet  98  42  7  4  6  27  77  7
Parakeet Auklet  7  

 

Rhinoceros Auklet  57  39  57  14  24  112  83  22
Tufted Puffin  1  2  1
Black-legged Kittiwake  235
Sabine’s Gull  11  1  43  10  7
Bonaparte’s Gull  12  10
Heerman’s Gull  1  627 422  1752  713
Mew Gull  15  2
Ring Billed Gull
Western Gull
California Gull  32  15  7  4  104  516  195
Herring Gull  59
Thayer’s Gull  1
Glaucous-winged Gull  1  1
GWWG  149  105  527  207  640  262  489  22
gull sp
Caspian Tern  1  1  1
Common Tern  20  17  

 

Arctic Tern  2  

 

3
Elegant Tern
Small tern sp
Gray Wagtail
Peregrin Falcon  1
Bald Eagle  1
Total Birds  3566  2321  12795  4713  7694  16528  9225  21264
Humpback Whale  1  1  19  8  3  2  3  8
Gray Whale  3
Finn Whale
Harbor Porpoise  1  4  3  6  9
Dall’s Porpoise  2  9  4  8
Orca  4
Risso’s Dolphin  150
Pacific White-sided Dolphin  19  381  22  20  80
N. Right-whale Dolphin  73  6  40
Harbor Seal  3  1  7  2  3  2  2
Northern Fur Seal  1  1
Elephant Seal  1  1
California Sea-Lion  1  2  1  4
Northern (Steller’s) Sea-Lion  11  6  6  4 11  12
Blue Shark  1  17  10  1
Ocean Sunfish  4  2  3  1  2
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Black-footed Albatross Black-legged Kittiwake Fork-tailed Storm-Petrel Fork-tailed Storm-Petrel Short-tailed Shearwater South Polar Skua

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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