Pelagic Trip Report:
Saturday, October 20, 2001
Newport, Lincoln Co., Oregon, to 20 miles offshore
5-hours
Trip turned back by heavy seas

Heavy seas turned back this trip before it was completed. As a result fewer birds than normal were detected and albatrosses were not reached.

Red-throated Loon 3
Pacific Loon 20
Common Loon 8
Red-necked Grebe 1
Western Grebe 6
Northern Fulmar 1
Pink-footed Shearwater 5
Buller's Shearwater 20
Sooty Shearwater 180
Short-tailed Shearwater 1
Brown Pelican 31
Double-crested Cormorant 5
Brandt's Cormorant 30
Pelagic Cormorant 2
Great Blue Heron 2
Harlequin Duck 1
Surf Scoter 35
White-winged Scoter 8
Dunlin 1
Red-necked Phalarope 4
Red Phalarope 1
Pomarine Jaeger 5
jaeger sp. 3
Bonaparte's Gull 2
Heermann's Gull 15
Mew Gull 40
California Gull 5
Herring Gull 1
Western Gull 35
Glaucous-winged Gull 2
GWGU x WEGU 6
Black-legged Kittiwake 2
Common Murre 60
Pigeon Guillemot 4
Ancient Murrelet 4
murrelet sp. 1 (possible Xantus's?)
Cassin's Auklet 8
Rhinoceras Auklet 15
Rock Dove 30
Belted Kingfisher 1
European Starling 300

California Sea Lion 38
Sea Lion sp. 1 (possible Steller's?)
Gray Whale 1

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