Monterey Bay Whale Watch
Aug. 25 Seabird Cruise Trip Report

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The August 25, 2002 Seabird Trip was a successful day with 10-20 knot winds and overcast skies. The boat headed to 6 miles west of Cypress Point, to 8 miles SE of Davenport into Soquel Canyon and back along the canyon's south rim, then east to Pt. Pinos.
Birds observed:
220 Brandt's Cormorants
20 Pelagic Cormorants
65 Brown Pelicans
2 Surfbirds
10 Black Turnstones
20 Common Murres
24 Pigeon Guillemots
45 Rhinoceros Auklets
1 Cassin's Auklet
1 Tufted Puffin
110 Elegant Terns
43 Arctic Terns
3 Common Terns

  250 Western Gulls
55 California Gulls
36 Sabine's Gulls
47 Red-Necked Phalaropes
4600 Sooty Shearwaters
54 Pink Footed Shearwaters
1 Buller's Shearwater
42 Black Footed Albatross
3 Parasitic Jaegers
2 Long Tailed Jaegers
2 Pomerine Jaegers
7 Ashy Storm Petrels
1 South Polar Skua

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Last updated August 26, 2002