Thursday, February 26, 2015

Feb 21 2015 Official Trip List

February 21, 2015    Oregon Pelagic Tours 8 hour Winter Seabirds Pelagic Trip List             
7:25 am -- 3:20 pm      Aboard FV Misty, Skipper Rob Waddell, Deckhand Andrew

Yaquina Bay 7:25-7:40
Harlequin Duck 1
Surf Scoter 40
Bufflehead 2
Red-throated Loon 1
Pacific Loon 1
Common Loon 5
Horned Grebe 6
Red-necked Grebe 5
Western Grebe 2
Brandt's Cormorant 10
Double-crested Cormorant 5
Pelagic Cormorant 10
Brown Pelican 20
Common Murre 6
Pigeon Guillemot 5
Mew Gull 5
Western Gull 30
California Gull 10
Thayer's Gull 1
Glaucous-winged Gull 1
**California sea lion 5
**harbor seal 8

0-5 Miles Offshore 7:40-8:20
Surf Scoter 25
White-winged Scoter 4
Red-throated Loon 10
Common Loon 3
Brandt's Cormorant 5
Pelagic Cormorant 5
Common Murre 40
Pigeon Guillemot 12
Marbled Murrelet 8
Ancient Murrelet 2
Rhinoceros Auklet 2
Mew Gull 2
Western Gull 30
California Gull 50

5-30 Miles Offshore 8:20-11:10
Laysan Albatross 2
Black-footed Albatross 10
Northern Fulmar 4
Pink-footed Shearwater 1
Parasitic Jaeger 1
Common Murre 100
Ancient Murrelet 2 (seen by few)
Parakeet Auklet 2
Rhinoceros Auklet 2 (seen by some)
Black-legged Kittiwake 8
Western Gull 6
California Gull 4
Herring Gull 5
Thayer's Gull 1
**California sea lion 1

Chum Stop #1 (200 fm) 11:10-11:55
Layasan Albatross 2
Black-footed Albatross 7
Northern Fulmar 10
Pomarine Jaeger 1
Black-legged Kittiwake 4
Western Gull 4
California Gull 2
Thayer's Gull 1
Glaucous-winged Gull 3

North leg and Chum Spot #2 11:55-12:25
Laysan Albatross 4
Black-footed Albatross 7
Northern Fulmar 15
Pink-footed Shearwater 1
Black-legged Kittiwake 6
Mew Gull 1
Western Gull 2
California Gull 2
Herring Gull 2
Thayer's Gull 2 

Return to 5 miles offshore 12:55-2:40
Laysan Albatross 1
Northern Fulmar 6
Common Murre 20
Black-legged Kittiwake 2
Western Gull 4
California Gull 8
**mola mola (ocean sunfish) 1 (seen by few)

Return, 5-0 miles offshore 2:40-3:00
Common Murre 20
Marbled Murrelet 2
**Steller's sea lion 4

Yaquina Bay 3:00-3:15
Harlequin Duck 4
Greater Scaup 30
Surf Scoter 30
Bufflehead 10
Common Goldeneye 2
Barrow’s Goldeneye 1
Red-throated Loon 1
Common Loon 10
Horned Grebe 8
Red-necked Grebe 4
Brandt's Cormorant 20
Double-crested Cormorant 5
Pelagic Cormorant 10