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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  

10 Sept

 

11 Sept 21 Sept 23 Sept 24 Sept 30 Sept 30 Sept 7 Oct
Trip Type Grays Canyon Grays Canyon Grays Canyon 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 1
Cackling Goose 500 35
Canada Goose
Goose sp.  50
Green Winged Teal 8 6  67
N. Shovler 2  12
N. Pintail 2 725 24  77
Harlequin D 2 2
Surf Scoter 192 30 7 5 1 3 9  82  8  1  50
White-Wing Scoter 45 35 6 13  4  1
Long-tailed Duck
Red-B. Merganser 1
Red-T. Loon 13 36 1 2 1
Pacific Loon 16 52 98 2 3 2 2 6  1  15  35
Common Loon 7 54 12 2 2 1 1 2 1  3  2  3  1
loon sp 30 15 1  2  3
Red-necked Grebe 8 6
Western Grebe 4 2 1 11 1  11  7
Laysan Albatross 1 1 1 2 3  1  1  2
Black-footed Albatross 93 58 20 96 55 68 67 102 190 111 228 95 270 102  91  64  150  189
N. Fulmar Dark 41 13 1 9 6 2 17 30 329 720 1111 718 765 1397  192  365  870  3120
N. Fulmar Light 5 2 4 1 20 37 84 79 83 57  16  47  70  177
Pink-footed Shearwater 1 22 82 515 708 381 78 130 423 2 278 857 112 463  82  187  182  625
Flesh-footed Shearwater 1 1  1
Buller’s Shearwater 11 3 2 8 6 6 8  14  3  7  20
Sooty Shearwater 17 859 11,388 2338 3846 11,302 4149 17987 1469 2221 418 1182 586 578  810  359  154  365
Short-tailed Shearwater 2  1  1  1
Manx Shearwater
Fork-tailed Storm-Pet. 32 114 15 120 382 52 37 24 11 31 156 100 272 72  29  10  10  2
Leach’s Storm-Pet. 5 6 11 30 32 1
Brown Booby
Murphy’s Petrel
Brandt’s Cormorant 38 40 23 80 33 21 83 41 32 45 38 125 50 94  91  75  91  44
Double-cr. Cormorant 2 8 140 27 112 3 72 10 11 60 2 4 1 7  1101  10  13  6
Pelagic Cormorant 4 24 21 23 6 6 40 11 20 12 4 4 15 19  4  7  12  20
cormorant sp 25
Brown Pelican 2 5 477 972 1585 900 993 1020 146 194 170 227 129  171  82  141  257
Black Oyster Catcher
Wandering Tattler 12 8
Whimbrel 1 1
Bar-tailed Godwit 1  1  1  1
Marbled Godwit 30 110 250 550 450 700 500 700  700  700  700  500
Guadalupe Murrelet 2
Black Turnstone 2 1 20 15 2 1 11 1 20 10  1  7  10  10
Surfbird 6 14 1 1 7 2 4  10
Short billed Dowitcher
Spotted Sandpiper
Least Sandpiper 3 30 1 5
Western Sandpiper 7
Red-necked Phalarope 22 36 87 321 71 36 5 5 11 25 139  9  9  8  4
Red Phalarope 75 3 2 4 1
phalarope sp 3 2 1 4 3 1 20  4  1
Shorebird species
South Polar Skua 8 4 1 2 1 1 3 1 2  3  2  1
Pomarine Jaeger 3 1 2 2 2 10 1 2  1  4  6  6
Parasitic Jaeger 2 1 1 8 7 2  2  2  4
Long-tailed Jaeger 2 2
jaeger sp 1 1 1 4  1
Common Murre 2323 147 110 97 392 1167 335 151 503 359 471 106 74 166  89  171  181  113
chicks 5 16 4
Pigeon Guillemot 5 17 11 12 24 14 18 11 5 2 1
Marbled Murrelet 6 3 2  2
Scripps’s Murrelet
Ancient Murrelet 1 3  1  3
Cassin’s Auklet 98 42 7 4 6 27 77 7 12 3 2 25 25  7  147  62  108
Parakeet Auklet 7  

 

Rhinoceros Auklet 57 39 57 14 24 112 83 22 22 12 27 7 20 51  20  36  9  13
Tufted Puffin 1 2 1 1 1 1  1
Black-legged Kittiwake 235  2
Sabine’s Gull 11 1 43 10 7 22 147 656 977 6 39  15  26  4
Bonaparte’s Gull 12 10 1 2 2
Heerman’s Gull 1 627 422 1752 713 882 420 44 720 75 131  44  175  68  21
Mew Gull 15 2  3  4  2
Ring Billed Gull 1 1  1  1  3
Western Gull
California Gull 32 15 7 4 104 516 195 1492 941 970 1053 694 1053  190  1428  377  1424
Herring Gull 59 2 59 12 8  7  11  23  135
Thayer’s Gull 1 1
Glaucous-winged Gull 1 1
GWWG 149 105 527 207 640 262 489 22 133 675 135 619 191 274  391  260  879  141
gull sp
Caspian Tern 1 1 1 1
Common Tern 20 17  

 

1  7
Arctic Tern 2  

 

3 9 1
Elegant Tern
Small tern sp
Gray Wagtail
Peregrin Falcon 1
Bald Eagle 1
Total Birds 3566 2321 12795 4713 7694 16528 9225 21264 7200 6262 5313 7613 4783 5569  4202  4197  4061  7643
Humpback Whale 1 1 19 8 3 2 3 8 13 2 4 9 1  2  6  10  3
Gray Whale 3
Finn Whale
Harbor Porpoise 1 4 3 6 9 2 9 3 1  5  10  13
Dall’s Porpoise 2 9 4 8 10 6 4 23 15 6  11  2  6
Orca 4
Risso’s Dolphin 150  9  142
Pacific White-sided Dolphin 19 381 22 20 80 40  70  480
N. Right-whale Dolphin 73 6 40  2  7
Harbor Seal 3 1 7 2 3 2 2 2 2 3 5 1 1  3  2  2  2
Northern Fur Seal 1 1 4 3  3  11  7  2
Elephant Seal 1 1 1 1
California Sea-Lion 1 2 1 4 2 4 1 1 3 2  4  2  6  3
Northern (Steller’s) Sea-Lion 11 6 6 4 11 12 3 13 5 7 1 14  8  4  13  6
Blue Shark 1 17 10 1 1 7 1 3  2
Ocean Sunfish 4 2 3 1 2 1 1 6 1  2  1
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Orca (Killer Whale) Ashy Storm-Petrel Black-footed Albatross Hawaiian Petrel Sabine's Gull Short-tailed Shearwater

2018 Schedule

All of our trips go offshore to one of three deep water canyons approximately 28 miles offshore. These canyons are just beyond the edge of the continental shelf and reach water depths in excess of 3,000 feet.

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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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