Pelagic trip report:
Saturday, September 21, 2013

8 hours offshore 25 miles
From Newport, Oregon

Seas: calm, winds light.

Boat: Enterprise
Captain Dave de Belloy
Tradewinds Charters

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

Guides: Shawneen Finnegan, Tim Shelmerdine, David Mandell, Greg Gillson

Species list: 

Yaquina Bay (7:15-7:30 am) 
Coomon Loon 1
Brandt's Cormorant 30
Double-crested Cormorant 20
Pelagic Cormorant 30
Brown Pelican 50
Great Blue Heron 2
Heermann's Gull 10
Western Gull 5
California Gull 100
Rock Dove 10
Belted Kingfisher 1
Peregrine Falcon 1 (on dock) 
American Crow 40

California Sea Lion 45
Harbor Seal 10

Nearshore to Offshore (0-25 miles and return, with stops at trawlers 12 miles offshore) (8:30am-3:00pm)
White-fronted Goose70
Northern Pintail 50
Surf Scoter 15
White-winged Scoter 40
Red-throated Loon 2
Pacific Loon 3
Common Loon 2
Black-footed Albatross 12
Northern Fulmar 8
Pink-footed Shearwater 800
Flesh-footed Shearwater 1
Buller's Shearwater 3
Sooty Shearwater 800
Brandt's Cormorant 40
Pelagic Cormorant 25
Brown Pelican 30
Turkey Vulture 1
Whimbrel 2
Red-necked Phalarope 50
Red Phalarope 3
Sabine's Gull 3
Heermann's Gull 10
California Gull 3500
Western Gull 50
South Polar Skua 1
Pomarine Jaeger 7
Parasitic Jaeger 5
Long-tailed Jaeger 4
Common Murre 85
Marbled Murrelet 24
Pigeon Guillemot 3
Rhinoceros Auklet 25
Cassin's Auklet 15
Rhinoceros Auklet 25

Northern Fur Seal 2
Whale (sp.?) 2 (distant spouts, seen by few, probable Humpbacks) 
Harbor porpoise 1 (seen by few)
Dalls' Porpoise 7

Yaquina Bay (3:00-3:25pm) New species only
Black Turnstone 1
Surfbird 1
Wandering Tattler 3
Red-necked Phalarope 3



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