Seasonal abundance list of nearshore waterbirds
found on pelagic trips from Newport, Oregon.


        Species           S S F W              Species           S S F W
Red-throated Loon         C   R U      Red-breasted Merganser    U   U U
Pacific Loon              C   U C      Black Oystercatcher       U U U U
Common Loon               U   U C      Black Turnstone           U   C C
Horned Grebe              R   R U      Surfbird                  U   U C
Red-necked Grebe          R   R R      Red-necked Phalarope      U   C  
Eared Grebe               R   R R      Parasitic Jaeger              R  
Western Grebe             U   U U      Bonaparte’s Gull          U   U R
Clark’s Grebe                 R R      Heermann’s Gull             U C
Pink-footed Shearwater      R R        Mew Gull                  C   U C
Sooty Shearwater          R U U        Ring-billed Gull          U   U U
Short-tailed Shearwater   R     U      California Gull           C R C C
Brown Pelican               U U        Herring Gull              U   R U
Brandt’s Cormorant        C C C C      Thayer’s Gull             R   R R
Double-crested Cormorant  U U U U      Western Gull              C C C C
Pelagic Cormorant         C C C C      Glaucous-winged Gull      C U C C
G. White-fronted Goose    U   U        Glaucous Gull             R     R
Brant                     U   U U      Black-legged Kittiwake    U     U
Greater Scaup             U   U U      Caspian Tern              C U U
Lesser Scaup              U   U U      Common Tern               C   U
Harlequin Duck            R   R R      Common Murre              C C C R
Surf Scoter               C R C C      Pigeon Guillemot          C C U  
White-winged Scoter       C   C U      Cassin's Auklet           R   U R
Black Scoter              R   R R      Marbled Murrelet          U U U R
Long-tailed Duck          R   R R      Ancient Murrelet          R   R U
Bufflehead                U   U U      Rhinoceros Auklet         U U U U
Common Goldeneye          R   R R      Tufted Puffin             R R    


S S F W

Spring: March-May
Summer: June-July
Fall: August-November
Winter: December-February


| R | rare: a few expected on less than half the trips
| U | uncommon: expected in low numbers on 50-75% of the trips
| C | common: expected in good numbers on most trips




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