Pelagic trip report:
Saturday, September 7, 2013

8 hours offshore 26 miles, 0715-1530
From Newport, Oregon

Seas: calm, winds light.

Boat: Misty
Captain Robert Waddell
Tradewinds Charters

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

Guides: Shawneen Finnegan, Tim Shelmerdine, David Mandell

Species list:

Yaquina Bay (7:15-7:30 am) 
Brandt's Cormorant 30
Double-crested Cormorant 2
Pelagic Cormorant 40
Brown Pelican 10
Heermann's Gull 12
Western Gull 50
Western/Gl-Winged Gull hybrid 1
California Gull 50
Glaucous-winged Gull 1
Caspian Tern 2
Pigeon Guillemot 1 (seen by some)
Peregrine Falcon 1 (seen by some)
California Sea Lion 2
Harbor Seal 8

Nearshore (0-5 miles) (7:30-8:20am)
Surf Scoter 7
White-winged Scoter 5
Pacific Loon 3
Sooty Shearwater 12
Brandt's Cormorant 40
Pelagic Cormorant 25
Brown Pelican 16
Red-necked Phalarope 20
Heermann's Gull 6
Western Gull 12
Glaucous-winged Gull 1
Common Murre 50
Marbled Murrelet 14
Rhinoceros Auklet 3

Offshore (5-26 miles, 180 fathoms) (8:20am-2:20pm)
Black-footed Albatross 50
Northern Fulmar 5
Pink-footed Shearwater 80
Buller's Shearwater 3
Sooty Shearwater 120
Red-necked Phalarope 40
Red-Phalarope 10
Sabine's Gull 150
Western Gull 6
California Gull 125
Glaucous-winged Gull 1
Long-tailed Jaeger 2
Parasitic Jaeger 1 (seen by few)
Common Murre 40
Cassin's Auklet 180
Rhinoceros Auklet 12
Ocean Sunfish (Mola mola) 1
pinniped sp? 1
Humpback Whale 2
Dalls' Porpoise 9
Orca 3 (male, female, calf)

Nearshore (2:20-3:05pm) New species only
Red-throated Loon 1
Pigeon Guillemot 5
Gray Whale 1 

Yaquina Bay (3:05-3:25pm) New species only
Black Turnstone 1
Wandering Tattler 1



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