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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
Canada Goose
Goose sp.
Green Winged Teal 8 6
N. Shovler 2
N. Pintail 2 725 24
Harlequin D 2 2
Surf Scoter 192 30 7 5 1 3 9
White-Wing Scoter 45 35 6 13
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
Common Loon 7 54 12 2 2 1 1 2 1
loon sp 30 15 1
Red-necked Grebe 8 6
Western Grebe 4 2 1 11 1
Laysan Albatross 1 1 1 2 3
Black-footed Albatross 93 58 20 96 55 68 67 102 190 111 228 95 270 102
N. Fulmar Dark 41 13 1 9 6 2 17 30 329 720 1111 718 765 1397
N. Fulmar Light 5 2 4 1 20 37 84 79 83 57
Pink-footed Shearwater 1 22 82 515 708 381 78 130 423 2 278 857 112 463
Flesh-footed Shearwater 1 1
Buller’s Shearwater 11 3 2 8 6 6 8
Sooty Shearwater 17 859 11,388 2338 3846 11,302 4149 17987 1469 2221 418 1182 586 578
Short-tailed Shearwater 2
Manx Shearwater
Fork-tailed Storm-Pet. 32 114 15 120 382 52 37 24 11 31 156 100 272 72
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
Double-cr. Cormorant 2 8 140 27 112 3 72 10 11 60 2 4 1 7
Pelagic Cormorant 4 24 21 23 6 6 40 11 20 12 4 4 15 19
cormorant sp 25
Brown Pelican 2 5 477 972 1585 900 993 1020 146 194 170 227 129
Black Oyster Catcher
Wandering Tattler 12 8
Whimbrel 1 1
Bar-tailed Godwit 1
Marbled Godwit 30 110 250 550 450 700 500 700
Guadalupe Murrelet 2
Black Turnstone 2 1 20 15 2 1 11 1 20 10
Surfbird 6 14 1 1 7 2 4
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
Red Phalarope 75 3 2 4 1
phalarope sp 3 2 1 4 3 1 20
Shorebird species
South Polar Skua 8 4 1 2 1 1 3 1 2
Pomarine Jaeger 3 1 2 2 2 10 1 2
Parasitic Jaeger 2 1 1 8 7 2
Long-tailed Jaeger 2 2
jaeger sp 1 1 1 4
Common Murre 2323 147 110 97 392 1167 335 151 503 359 471 106 74 166
chicks 5 16 4
Pigeon Guillemot 5 17 11 12 24 14 18 11 5 2 1
Marbled Murrelet 6 3 2
Scripps’s Murrelet
Ancient Murrelet 1 3
Cassin’s Auklet 98 42 7 4 6 27 77 7 12 3 2 25 25
Parakeet Auklet 7  

 

Rhinoceros Auklet 57 39 57 14 24 112 83 22 22 12 27 7 20 51
Tufted Puffin 1 2 1 1 1 1
Black-legged Kittiwake 235
Sabine’s Gull 11 1 43 10 7 22 147 656 977 6 39
Bonaparte’s Gull 12 10 1 2 2
Heerman’s Gull 1 627 422 1752 713 882 420 44 720 75 131
Mew Gull 15 2
Ring Billed Gull 1 1
Western Gull
California Gull 32 15 7 4 104 516 195 1492 941 970 1053 694 1053
Herring Gull 59 2 59 12 8
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
gull sp
Caspian Tern 1 1 1 1
Common Tern 20 17  

 

1
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
Humpback Whale 1 1 19 8 3 2 3 8 13 2 4 9 1
Gray Whale 3
Finn Whale
Harbor Porpoise 1 4 3 6 9 2 9 3 1
Dall’s Porpoise 2 9 4 8 10 6 4 23 15 6
Orca 4
Risso’s Dolphin 150
Pacific White-sided Dolphin 19 381 22 20 80 40
N. Right-whale Dolphin 73 6 40
Harbor Seal 3 1 7 2 3 2 2 2 2 3 5 1 1
Northern Fur Seal 1 1 4 3
Elephant Seal 1 1 1 1
California Sea-Lion 1 2 1 4 2 4 1 1 3 2
Northern (Steller’s) Sea-Lion 11 6 6 4 11 12 3 13 5 7 1 14
Blue Shark 1 17 10 1 1 7 1 3
Ocean Sunfish 4 2 3 1 2 1 1 6 1
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Pacific White-sided Dolphin Buller's Shearwater Flesh-footed Shearwater Hawaiian Petrel Short-tailed Albatross Shy Albatross

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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