Checklist S15785058

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Belmar pelagic 1/15/12 - inshore leg

Owner Paulagic Birding

Traveling
  • 30
  • 15 mi
Checklist Comments

See Life Paulagics trip out of Belmar, NJ. clear, 20° F, NW 10-15 mph, seas 2-4 feet. This leg of the trip ran from the mouth of Shark River Inlet to the base of Sandy Hook (the next part ran slightly out to sea before returning south to the Belmar area.

Observations

  1. Number observed: 15
  2. Greater/Lesser Scaup

    Number observed: 1
  3. Number observed: 5
  4. Number observed: 2
  5. Number observed: 25
  6. Number observed: 2
  7. Number observed: 18
  8. Number observed: 13

    Details: viewed both on the water and in flight, mostly in groups of 1-3

  9. large alcid sp.

    Number observed: 3
  10. Number observed: 3
  11. Number observed: 4
  12. Number observed: 2800

    Details: estimates based on beach flocks and the trail of gulls behind the boat

  13. Number observed: 400
  14. Number observed: 15
  15. Number observed: 28
  16. Number observed: 5

    Details: 1 distant flyby, then a group of 4 flying by closer.