Pelagic trip report:
Saturday, October 5, 2013

10 hours offshore 35 miles, 0750-1820 hours
From Newport, Oregon

Seas: calm, winds light.

Boat: Misty
Captain Robert Waddell
Tradewinds Charters

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

Guides: Russ Namitz, Shawneen Finnegan, David Mandell, Tim Shelmerdine

Species list: 

Yaquina Bay (7:50-8:10 am) 
Surf Scoter 8
Harlequin Duck 1 (male, against base of north jetty)
Pacific Loon 2
Common Loon 4 
Brandt's Cormorant 10
Double-crested Cormorant 12
Pelagic Cormorant 15
Brown Pelican 20
Heermann's Gull 2
Western Gull 50
Glaucous-winged Gull 1
Peregrine Falcon 1 (from dock) 

California Sea Lion 10
Harbor Seal 1

Nearshore (0- 5 miles) (8:10-9:00am)
Surf Scoter 40
White-winged Scoter 12
Red-throated Loon 2
Pacific Loon 14
Common Loon 2
Western Grebe 7 
Pink-footed Shearwater 1
Sooty Shearwater 100
Brandt's Cormorant 12
Brown Pelican 200
Red-necked Phalarope 2
Red Phalarope 1
Heermann's Gull 20
Mew Gull 5
Western Gull 7
Pomarine Jaeger 1
Common Murre 45
Pigeon Guillemot 5
Marbled Murrelet 12
Rhinoceros Auklet 15

Nearshore to Offshore (5-36 miles offshore, sw from Newport. Includes three chum stops.) (9:00am-3:00pm)
Black-footed Albatross 350
Laysan Albatross 6
Northern Fulmar 800
Pink-footed Shearwater 400
Flesh-footed Shearwater 1 
Buller's Shearwater 3
Sooty Shearwater 550
Fork-tailed Storm-Petrel 25
Red Phalarope 3
Sabine's Gull 3
California Gull 250
Western Gull 5
Herring Gull 15
Mew Gull 1
South Polar Skua 2
Pomarine Jaeger 1
Parasitic Jaeger 2
Common Murre 15
Cassin's Auklet 30
Rhinoceros Auklet 40

Northern Fur Seal 2
Humpback Whale 4
Northern right whale dolphin 
ocean sunfish 3

Nearshore to Offshore (36-5 miles offshore, ne towards Newport.) (3:00-5:25 pm)
Black-footed Albatross 25
Northern Fulmar 75
Pink-footed Shearwater 50
Flesh-footed Shearwater 1 
Buller's Shearwater 3
Sooty Shearwater 175
Fork-tailed Storm-Petrel 3 
Red Phalarope 1
South Polar Skua 1
Common Murre 10
Cassin's Auklet 10
Rhinoceros Auklet 10

Northern Fur Seal 1

Nearshore (5-0 miles) (5:35-6:05pm)
Pacific Loon 6
Norther Fulmar 5
Pink-footed Shearwater 30
Sooty Shearwater 120
Brandt's Cormorant 20
Brown Pelican 10
Pomarine Jaeger 1
Common Murre 40



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