Checklist S31879864

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Checklist Comments

Includes estimate of Australasian Gannets and White-fronted Terns. Date and time on photos are in USA Central Standard time.

Observations

  1. Number observed: 1
  2. Number observed: 10
  3. Number observed: 10
  4. Number observed: 1500

    Details: Estimated in early afternoon. Toward afternoon the numbers increased with large groups flying off the cliffs together in dense flocks and returning to the grassy areas and cliff faces. Breeding and courting behavior observed.

    Breeding Code: NB Nest Building (Confirmed)
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  5. Number observed: 2000

    Details: Estimate of numbers. Counted out several groups of 50 and used that to estimate on all three rock surfaces occupied by the colony, not including estimating the number on the outlying rock stack in the distance with gannets on top or counting gannets in the air. Observed: gannets on well built mounds; gannets gathering seaweed, fresh grass and straw like material and returning to the nest; gannets displaying breeding behaviors of bill and neck motions and copulation; gannets fighting (rarely).

    Age & Sex:
    Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
    Male
    Female
    Sex Unknown 2000
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  6. Number observed: 4
  7. Number observed: 8
  8. Number observed: 2
  9. Number observed: 12
  10. Number observed: 2
  11. Number observed: 2
  12. Number observed: 25
  13. Number observed: 6
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