Pelagic trip report:
Saturday, July 17, 2010

5 hours "Manx Shearwater Search Trip"
From Newport, Oregon, offshore up to 8 miles, returning to Cape Foulweather, then port

Seas: Fair; mild winds.

Boat: Misty
Captain Robert Waddell
Newport Tradewinds Charter

The Bird Guide, Inc.
http://thebirdguide.com/

Guides: Greg Gillson, Tim Shelmerdine, Tom Snetsinger, David Mandell




Species list:

Surf Scoter 4
White-winged Scoter 7

Pacific Loon 1
Red-throated Loon 4
Western Grebe 2

Sooty Shearwater 7
Pink-footed Shearwater 2

Double-crested Cormorant 10
Brandt's Cormorant 45
Pelagic Cormorant 110

Wandering Tattler 3
Black Turnstone 7
Surfbird 4
Red-necked Phalarope 3

Heermann's Gull 85
California Gull 12
Western Gull 120

Common Murre 2700 (counting about 2500 visible on rocks at Yaquina Head 
(about 65,000 murres nest at Yaquina Head))
Marbled Murrelet 7
Pigeon Guillemot 75
Rhinoceros Auklet 3

Steller's Sea Lion 1
Harbor Seal 3
Harbor Porpoise 7


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