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Checklist S46931466

 
Location
Pelagic- Sombrero to Marathon (up to 25 miles offshore), Monroe County, Florida, US ( Map )
Date and Effort
Fri Jun 29, 2018 10:30 AM
Protocol:
eBird Pelagic Protocol
Party Size:
1
Duration:
5 hour(s), 15 minute(s)
Distance:
37.0 mile(s)
Observers:
Eddie Hicks
Comments:
Sea Base Offshore Fishing trip.. no fish but decent birding
Species
10 species (+6 other taxa) total
3
11
2

at abou 12 miles and 19 miles. Like sooty but with conspicous white collar. like storm petrel pics were attempted but with a gopro so unsure of quality.

6
Sooty/Bridled Tern

Terns more distant that didnt approach the boat but clearly darker

10
2
Common/Forster's Tern
10
Sterna sp.

semidistant light terns

1
1
40
tern sp.

far distant terns

1

I am not super confident in this ID much beyond storm petrel. about 22 miles offshore, working quickly across a weed line. small with a square tail, white on rump, projecting legs, I attempted pics but was using a gopro so not sure how well they turned out.

1
shearwater sp.
6
2
2
2
passerine sp.
 

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

Yes