pelagic birding, 2013 sightings list

Date Range:  Sep 2 2013 – Sep 8, 2013

Total # of Species: 48
Total # of Checklists: 25

Locations

Anacapa / Santa Cruz Passage (VEN Co.);
Anacapa / Santa Cruz passage (SBA Co.);
Arguello Canyon/948 Bank (SBA Co.);
Cortez Bank (LA Co.);
Mushroom Bank (LA Co.);
Nine Mile Bank (SD Co.);
Offshore — Cortez Flats (LA County);
Offshore — Anacapa Island vicinity (VEN Co.);
Offshore — Escarpment between Rodriguez and San Juan (SBA Co.);
Offshore — Santa Cruz Island vicinity (SBA Co.);
Pt. Loma — offshore waters (SD Co.);
Rodriguez Seamount (SBA Co.);
San Diego Bay — northwest;
San Diego Trough (SD Co.);
San Juan Seamount (SBA Co.);
Santa Barbara Channel — Anacapa Island vicinity (VEN Co.);
Santa Barbara Channel — Santa Rosa Island vicinity (SBA Co.);
Santa Barbara Channel — west channel (SBA Co.);
Santa Cruz / Santa Rosa passage (SBA Co.);
Sixty Mile Bank (LA Co.);
Tanner Bank (VEN Co.);
Thirty Mile Bank (LA Co.);
Thirty Mile Bank (SD Co.)

Summary

Sep 2Sep 3Sep 4Sep 5Sep 6Sep 7Sep 8
Number of Species292318181600
Number of Individuals7,1411,38927345056700
Number of Checklists6845200

Total Number of Birds (sample size)

Species NameSep 2Sep 3Sep 4Sep 5Sep 6Sep 7Sep 8
Species NameSep 2Sep 3Sep 4Sep 5Sep 6Sep 7Sep 8
Black-footed Albatross (Phoebastria nigripes)8
(3)
2
(2)
Hawaiian Petrel (Pterodroma sandwichensis)1
(1)
Pink-footed Shearwater (Puffinus creatopus)30
(3)
171
(6)
15
(3)
263
(5)
8
(1)
Buller's Shearwater (Puffinus bulleri)1
(1)
41
(2)
5
(3)
Sooty Shearwater (Puffinus griseus)63
(3)
62
(7)
33
(4)
6
(2)
8
(1)
Black-vented Shearwater (Puffinus opisthomelas)5,210
(2)
8
(5)
45
(1)
Leach's Storm-Petrel (Oceanodroma leucorhoa)14
(4)
29
(7)
Ashy Storm-Petrel (Oceanodroma homochroa)4
(2)
6
(1)
1
(1)
Black Storm-Petrel (Oceanodroma melania)48
(5)
600
(1)
1
(1)
4
(2)
4
(1)
Least Storm-Petrel (Oceanodroma microsoma)1
(1)
1
(1)
storm-petrel sp. (Hydrobatidae sp.)2
(1)
1
(1)
Red-billed Tropicbird (Phaethon aethereus)12
(3)
8
(4)
Brown Booby (Sula leucogaster)1
(1)
Brandt's Cormorant (Phalacrocorax penicillatus)335
(2)
84
(5)
51
(2)
Double-crested Cormorant (Phalacrocorax auritus)6
(1)
Pelagic Cormorant (Phalacrocorax pelagicus)1
(1)
7
(4)
cormorant sp. (Phalacrocorax1
(1)
Brown Pelican (Pelecanus occidentalis)193
(3)
37
(5)
1
(1)
124
(2)
Great Blue Heron (Ardea herodias)1
(1)
1
(1)
Great Egret (Ardea alba)4
(1)
Snowy Egret (Egretta thula)15
(1)
Osprey (Pandion haliaetus)2
(1)
1
(1)
Marbled Godwit (Limosa fedoa)1
(1)
peep sp. (Calidris sp. (peep sp.))3
(1)
Red-necked Phalarope (Phalaropus lobatus)5
(2)
36
(6)
2
(1)
13
(3)
42
(1)
Red Phalarope (Phalaropus fulicarius)112
(4)
4
(2)
Red-necked/Red Phalarope (Phalaropus lobatus/fulicarius)9
(2)
phalarope sp. (Phalaropus sp.)14
(2)
8
(3)
Sabine's Gull (Xema sabini)1
(1)
2
(2)
Heermann's Gull (Larus heermanni)510
(3)
5
(1)
4
(2)
Western Gull (Larus occidentalis)586
(6)
345
(8)
2
(1)
104
(5)
75
(2)
California Gull (Larus californicus)1
(1)
2
(1)
Caspian Tern (Hydroprogne caspia)1
(1)
Common Tern (Sterna hirundo)5
(2)
1
(1)
1
(1)
Common/Arctic Tern (Sterna hirundo/paradisaea)12
(1)
Royal Tern (Thalasseus maximus)5
(1)
Elegant Tern (Thalasseus elegans)89
(3)
70
(2)
tern sp. (Sterninae sp.)130
(1)
Pomarine Jaeger (Stercorarius pomarinus)2
(2)
5
(3)
4
(1)
4
(3)
1
(1)
Parasitic Jaeger (Stercorarius parasiticus)3
(1)
Long-tailed Jaeger (Stercorarius longicaudus)4
(2)
1
(1)
Parasitic/Long-tailed Jaeger (Stercorarius parasiticus/longicaudus)1
(1)
jaeger sp. (Stercorarius sp. (jaeger sp.))1
(1)
1
(1)
1
(1)
Pigeon Guillemot (Cepphus columba)1
(1)
Scripps's/Guadalupe/Craveri's Murrelet (Synthliboramphus scrippsi/hypoleucus/craveri)4
(2)
2
(1)
Cassin's Auklet (Ptychoramphus aleuticus)1
(1
Rock Pigeon (Domestic type) (Columba livia (Domestic type))2
(1)
Peregrine Falcon (Falco peregrinus)1
(1)