Checklist S60402317

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Owner Blair Nikula

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  • 2 mi
Checklist Comments

Clear to Mostly Cloudy; SW@5-10mph, increasing to 10-20mph; Visibility good; Seas light to moderate; Tide near high falling to near low rising. Drove the outer beach to the point and spent most of the time there (did not check Hatches or RPS), with P.Flood until about 11:30, and joined by J.Young for about an hour mid-morning. Pretty slow for the most part, though a few nice birds (LIGU, CATE, LESP). Some eastward movement for the first couple of hours, then most of the movement was westward the rest of the time. Shearwaters again scarce and no GRSH or MASH once again!

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Observations

  1. Number observed: 1
  2. Number observed: 8

    Details: one westbound flock

  3. Number observed: 28
  4. Number observed: 37
  5. Number observed: 200
  6. Number observed: 14
  7. Surf/Black Scoter

    Number observed: 23
  8. scoter sp.

    Number observed: 15
  9. Number observed: 2
  10. Number observed: 2
  11. Number observed: 5
  12. Number observed: 2
  13. Number observed: 150
  14. Number observed: 15
  15. peep sp.

    Number observed: 11

    Details: one flock flying away

  16. Number observed: 4

    Details: ^ flew in and landed in the rip; photos by Flood

  17. Number observed: 45

    Details: ^ approximate count, as birds moving east during the first couple of hours, then almost none for a couple of hours, then about 20 birds westbound between 12:00 - 1:00, then a few birds moving in both directions during the last hour

  18. jaeger sp.

    Number observed: 3
  19. Number observed: 76

    Details: all westbound, primarily from late morning through early afternoon

  20. Number observed: 1

    Details: ^ 1w westbound with terns close to the beach, photos

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  21. Number observed: 675

    Details: ^ steady westward movement throughout

  22. Number observed: 25
  23. Number observed: 50
  24. Number observed: 1

    Details: flyby adultish; seemed quite pale and may have been a hybrid

  25. Number observed: 150
  26. Number observed: 2

    Details: ^ Adult with begging juv. westbound early afternoon

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  27. Number observed: 970

    Details: ^ a couple hundred eastbound early, then all westbound thereafter.

  28. Number observed: 5
  29. Number observed: 1
  30. Number observed: 12
  31. Number observed: 1

    Details: ^ initially right over the beach at the point, then turned and headed NW out over the water.

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  32. Number observed: 39

    Details: most eastbound

  33. Number observed: 2

    Details: one eastbound and one westbound about an hour later

  34. Number observed: 38
  35. Number observed: 150
  36. Number observed: 1

    Details: very distant bird high over the water to the NW

  37. Number observed: 450
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