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2017 Trip Results

2017 Westport Seabirds Trip Log 19 March 23 April 20 May 24 June 8 July 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 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 Grays Canyon
White-Frt. Goose  40
Brant  9
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
White-Wing Scoter  45  35  6
Long-tailed Duck
Red-B. Merganser  1
Red-T. Loon  13  36  1
Pacific Loon  16  52  98
Common Loon  7  54  12
loon sp  30  15
Red-necked Grebe  8  6
Western Grebe  4  2
Laysan Albatross  1  1
Black-footed Albatross  93  58  20
N. Fulmar Dark  41  13  1
N. Fulmar Light  5
Pink-footed Shearwater  1  22  82
Flesh-footed Shearwater
Buller’s Shearwater
Sooty Shearwater  17  859  11388
Short-tailed Shearwater  2
Manx Shearwater
Fork-tailed Storm-Pet.  32  114  15
Leach’s Storm-Pet.  5
Brown Booby
Murphy’s Petrel
Brandt’s Cormorant  38  40  23
Double-cr. Cormorant  2  8  140
Pelagic Cormorant  4  24  21
cormorant sp
Brown Pelican  2  5
Black Oyster Catcher
Wandering Tattler
Whimbrel
Bar-tailed Godwit
Marbled Godwit  30
Black Turnstone  2  1
Surfbird
Short billed Dowitcher
Spotted Sandpiper
Least Sandpiper  3
Western Sandpiper
Red-necked Phalarope  22  36
Red Phalarope  75
phalarope sp  3
Shorebird species
South Polar Skua
Pomarine Jaeger  3  1
Parasitic Jaeger  2
Long-tailed Jaeger  2
jaeger sp  1  1
Common Murre  2323  147  110
chicks
Pigeon Guillemot  5  17  11
Marbled Murrelet  6
Scripps’s Murrelet
Ancient Murrelet  1  3
Cassin’s Auklet  98  42  7
Parakeet Auklet  7    
Rhinoceros Auklet  57  39  57
Tufted Puffin  1
Black-legged Kittiwake  235
Sabine’s Gull  11  1  43
Bonaparte’s Gull  12  10
Heerman’s Gull  1
Mew Gull  15  2
Ring Billed Gull
Western Gull
California Gull  32  15
Herring Gull  59
Thayer’s Gull  1
Glaucous-winged Gull  1
GWWG  149  105  527
gull sp
Caspian Tern
Common Tern  20  17
Arctic Tern  2
Elegant Tern
Small tern sp
Gray Wagtail
Peregrin Falcon  1
Bald Eagle  1
Total Birds  3566  2321  12795
Humpback Whale  1  1  19
Gray Whale  3
Finn Whale
Harbor Porpoise  1
Dall’s Porpoise
Orca
Risso’s Dolphin  150
Pacific White-sided Dolphin  19  381
N. Right-whale Dolphin  73
Harbor Seal  3  1
Northern Fur Seal  1
Elephant Seal  1
California Sea-Lion  1  2
Northern (Steller’s) Sea-Lion  11
Blue Shark
Ocean Sunfish
Velella

Image Gallery

 

Northern Right-Whale Dolphin Black-footed Albatross Northern Fulmar Sooty Shearwater Tufted Puffin 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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