Cordell Bank October 11th, 2015

Trip report courtesy of David Wimpfheimer:

I am happy to share the species list put together by David Wimpfheimer, Steve Howell and Jules Evens for the trip.  If you have any pictures to share, please send them my way!  We would love to share them in our next program newsletter and on the Birding Festival website.

2015 Pelagic Trip Species List: 

COMMON LOON 4

LOON SPECIES 2

RED-NECKED GREBE (1)

CLARK’S GREBE 1

EARED GREBE 2

BLACK-FOOTED ALBATROSS 25 – 30

NORTHERN FULMAR 40-50

BULLER’S SHEARWATER 1

PINK-FOOTED SHEARWATER 160+

SOOTY SHEARWATER 130+

SHORT-TAILED SHEARWATER 4

BLACK-VENTED SHEARWATER 250+

ASHY STORM-PETREL 6

LEACH’S STORM-PETREL (1)

BROWN PELICAN 50

BRANDT’S CORMORANT 20

PELAGIC CORMORANT (3)

BROWN BOOBY 3

BLACK-BELLIED PLOVER 1

RED PHALAROPE 25+

SOUTH POLAR SKUA 2

POMARINE JAEGER 16

PARASITIC JAEGER 4

JAEGER SPECIES 3

SABINE’S GULL 18

HEERMANN’S GULL 2

CALIFORNIA GULL 100+

HERRING GULL 2

WESTERN GULL 150+

WESTERN X GLAUCOUS-WINGED GULL HYBRID 1

GLAUCOUS-WINGED X HERRING GULL HYBRID 1

ELEGANT TERN 40

COMMON MURRE 350+

CASSIN’S AUKLET 13

RHINOCEROS AUKLET 11

PIGEON GUILLEMOT 7

TUFTED PUFFIN 1

 

CALIFORNIA SEA LION 30

STELLER SEA LION 1

NORTHERN FUR SEAL 1

HUMPBACK WHALE 10+

DALL’S PORPOISE 2

OCEAN SUNFISH (4)