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Checklist S48145353

 
Location
Cortes Bank (LA Co.), Los Angeles County, California, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Sat Aug 25, 2018 11:29 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
40
Duration:
1 hour(s), 39 minute(s)
Distance:
18.98 mile(s)
Observers:
Alex Abela List , Amanda Damin List , Becky Turley List , Brad Singer List , Brittany O'Connor List , Bruce Aird List , Brynne Bryan List , Catherine Hamilton List , Chris Dean List , D Karalun List , David Goodwin List , David Pereksta , Dessi Sieburth List , Eric Sibbald List , Herb Elliott List , James Bailey List , Jonathan Feenstra List , Mark Scheel List , Mark Singer List , Merryl Edelstein List , Mike Huang List , Naresh Satyan List , Nicole Koeltzow List , Paula Theobald List , Pedro Ramirez List , Richard Norton List , T B List , Thomas Miko List , Tom Benson List , Trish Gussler List
Submitted from eBird Android, version 1.9.1
Species
13 species (+2 other taxa) total
2

Two flew by the boat in a northeasterly direction as we were coming off the eastern edge of Cortes Bank (32.442639, -118.977706).

ML112367121

© Tom Benson

Average Quality
ML112367131

© Tom Benson

Average Quality
ML112367141

© Tom Benson

Average Quality
ML112875011

© Herb Elliott

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Buff-breasted Sandpiper,Cortes Bank (LA Co.), Los Angeles County, California, US, August 25, 2018, Herb Elliott

4
2
15
Red-necked/Red Phalarope
1

An adult without its fancy central tail feathers.

ML112403001

© Tom Benson

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ML112875581

© Herb Elliott

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Long-tailed Jaeger, Cortes Bank (LA Co.), Los Angeles County, California, US, August 25, 2018, Herb Elliott

15
1

We encountered one at 1230 sitting on the water along the northeastern edge of Cortes Bank (32.484550, -119.067647), and were able to track it down twice over the next 10 minutes after flushing it.

ML112403271

© Tom Benson

Average Quality
ML112403281

© Tom Benson

Average Quality
ML112724131

© James Bailey

ML112724141

© James Bailey

ML112797661

© Mark Scheel

ML112806811

© Trish Gussler

ML112806821

© Trish Gussler

ML112806971

© Brad Singer

ML112875341

© Herb Elliott

Average Quality

Red-billed Tropicbird, Cortes Bank (LA Co.), Los Angeles County, California, US, August 25, 2018, Herb Elliott

4
ML112403371

© Tom Benson

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ML112403391

© Tom Benson

Average Quality
ML112806881

© Trish Gussler

ML112875731

© Herb Elliott

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Black-footed Albatross, Cortes Bank (LA Co.), Los Angeles County, California, US, August 25, 2018, Herb Elliott

ML112945291

© Merryl Edelstein

ML113716361

© David Goodwin

5

Five birds with extensively white rumps.

ML112514721

© Tom Benson

Average Quality
15

Scattered individuals, with a small flock foraging over the oil slick with Black Storm-Petrels.

1

One photographed at the northeast edge of Cortes Bank (32.513992, -119.100022). A black storm-petrel with a clean white rump and short tail.

ML112514811

© Tom Benson

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ML112521571

© Tom Benson

Average Quality
7

About six in a small group feeding over an oil slick, plus one seen separately.

4

We encountered four scattered individuals as we traveled southeast along the northeastern edge of Cortes Bank. These were relatively small birds, with clean white under parts, grayish upper parts with darker wings, a gray crown with a white forehead and a blackish smudge around the eye.

ML112404411

© Tom Benson

Average Quality
ML112806911

© Trish Gussler

ML112806921

© Trish Gussler

ML112808411

© Brad Singer

ML112875911

© Herb Elliott

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Cook's Petrel, Cortes Bank (LA Co.), Los Angeles County, California, US, August 25, 2018, Herb Elliott

ML112973951

© Merryl Edelstein

15
ML112806981

© Trish Gussler

ML112876181

© Herb Elliott

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Pink-footed Shearwater, Cortes Bank (LA Co.), Los Angeles County, California, US, August 25, 2018, Herb Elliott

1
ML113716441

© David Goodwin

 

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Yes