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Location
Dakar--trawler area, Dakar, SN ( Map )
Date and Effort
Wed Oct 19, 2016 10:30 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
7
Duration:
3 hour(s), 39 minute(s)
Distance:
5.0 mile(s)
Observers:
Marshall Iliff
Comments:
Four hours exploring the general area being worked by four trawlers. Amazing numbers of Cape Verde Shearwaters, Pomarine Jaegers, and Common Terns, with a nice mix of others.
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Species
20 species (+3 other taxa) total
2

Group of two high overhead far offshore; tentative ID in the field, confirmed by photos

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heavy-set proportions, dark body and sharply contrasting white throat eliminate Pallid Swift, which was seen earlier in trip

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heavy-set proportions, dark body and sharply contrasting white throat eliminate Pallid Swift, which was seen earlier in trip

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heavy-set proportions, dark body and sharply contrasting white throat eliminate Pallid Swift, which was seen earlier in trip

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heavy-set proportions, dark body and sharply contrasting white throat eliminate Pallid Swift, which was seen earlier in trip

1

juvenile; tentative ID, pending photo review; extensive pale nape blaze and hint of cinnamon to coverts potentially suggest this species

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Age:
Juvenile
Sex:
Sex Unknown

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Age:
Juvenile
Sex:
Sex Unknown

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Age:
Juvenile
Sex:
Sex Unknown

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Age:
Juvenile
Sex:
Sex Unknown

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Age:
Juvenile
Sex:
Sex Unknown

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Age:
Juvenile
Sex:
Sex Unknown

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Age:
Juvenile
Sex:
Sex Unknown
1

Tentative ID, pending photo review by BTO

1
skua sp.

At least one skua seen when we first arrived; maybe photographed by CLW?

145

Rough estimate; amazing numbers in all plumaged (except maybe juv) with some flocks of 40+ sometimes scattered right in Cape Verde flocks

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Age:
Immature
Sex:
Sex Unknown

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Age:
Immature
Sex:
Sex Unknown

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Age:
Immature
Sex:
Sex Unknown

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Age:
Adult
Sex:
Sex Unknown

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flock with Cape Verde Shearwaters and Common Terns behind trawler

1

Light juv flew past trawler; maybe photographed by Yvette

5

One ad and one juv on arrival, then none, then a dark juv at 12:30 with Brits, then two close juv in chum

1

Stunning adult seen well and then photographed on water by Yvette, Chris, and Dayo; missing black head but with dark nape wash

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Age:
Adult
Sex:
Sex Unknown

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Age:
Adult
Sex:
Sex Unknown

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Age:
Adult
Sex:
Sex Unknown
25
650

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Age:
Adult
Sex:
Sex Unknown

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flock on rigging of trawler

5

One among Commons upon arrival, one juv (ph) later plus a couple others among trawler flock in afternoon, one flyby as we left the trawler area

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Age:
Juvenile
Sex:
Sex Unknown

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Age:
Juvenile
Sex:
Sex Unknown

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Age:
Juvenile
Sex:
Sex Unknown
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much better views earlier, but this was the only one seen when I had my camera out

2

A couple possible borealis; photos by Yvette and Chris, maybe

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underwing suggests Scopoli's

4

Two seen well on water, two seen well in flight early; later, one that seemed larger proved to be Scopoli's in photos (MJI)

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bird A

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bird A

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bird A

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bird A; underprimary pattern shows pale inner web, confirming Scopoli's

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bird A

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bird A

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bird A

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bird A

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bird A

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Estimate of several large rafts seen

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bird A

Age:
Juvenile
Sex:
Sex Unknown

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bird B

Age:
Adult
Sex:
Sex Unknown

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bird C

Age:
Adult
Sex:
Sex Unknown

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bird C

Age:
Adult
Sex:
Sex Unknown

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bird D; quite pale-faced individual

Age:
Adult
Sex:
Sex Unknown

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bird E

Age:
Adult
Sex:
Sex Unknown

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bird E

Age:
Adult
Sex:
Sex Unknown

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bird E

Age:
Adult
Sex:
Sex Unknown
1

*rare; seen well showing significantly larger size and bulkier proportions than Cape Verde, dark cap, white collar, brown back, and white rump band; well photographed by Nick Moran and others on his boat

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at left of photo; with Cape Verde Shearwaters

Age:
Unknown
Sex:
Sex Unknown

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at left of photo; with Cape Verde Shearwaters and Pomarine Jaegers

Age:
Unknown
Sex:
Sex Unknown
6

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Age:
Unknown
Sex:
Sex Unknown

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Age:
Unknown
Sex:
Sex Unknown
4

Seen well probably 8 times and assuming some double counting; most fresh except one with bold pale band in coverts due to molt; one seen well on water and photographed among Cape Verde flock by Dayo and Yvette

1

seen flying roughly towards shore far offshore (foggy conditions overnight may have resulted in higher-than-usual offshore displacement of passerines); identified after the fact from photos of one of the 'non-wheatear' passerines that flew past

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1

Flyby; identifiable from blurry photos; seen flying away from shore far offshore (foggy conditions overnight may have resulted in higher-than-usual offshore displacement of passerines) and seen a minute earlier by Nick Moran and others on a nearby boat

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photo is barely identifiable but show the extensively red tail

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photo is barely identifiable but show the extensively red tail

6

Four flybys, one on boat, then one more flyby; one photographed on boat and one photographed in flight

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bird A; perched on rigging of trawler; spotted by Catarina

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bird A; perched on rigging of trawler; spotted by Catarina

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bird A; perched on rigging of trawler; spotted by Catarina

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bird B; flyby heading roughly towards shore

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bird B; flying towards shore

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bird B; flying towards shore

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bird B; flying towards shore

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bird B; flying towards shore

2
passerine sp.

Warbler sp., with two wheatears; later one photoed; one may have been Reed Warbler (maybe both?)

 

Are you submitting a complete checklist of the birds you were able to identify?

Yes