Checklist S48753115

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Owner Derek Rogers

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  • 0.21 mi

Mostly focused this effort on a seawatch after quickly checking the flooded, sterile pond. Very little life in the pond and surrounding edge. Seawatch was productive. Strong SE winds producing nice numbers and diversity of pelagics.

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  1. Number observed: 9

    Comments: 2,7, west to east

  2. Number observed: 20

    Comments: Single flock west to east.

  3. Number observed: 4
  4. Number observed: 10

    Comments: Careful count of at least 10 Parasitic Jaegers, mostly adults, with the majority moving east to west. Remained on high alert for any of the more unusual Jaeger species but all looked consistent with Parasitic.

  5. jaeger sp.

    Number observed: 1

    Comments: Unidentified, distant Jaeger. Likely another Parasitic.

  6. Number observed: 1

    Comments: Early but not unusual in this context given storm conditions. Juvenile with distinctive black M pattern on upperwings, white tail with black tip and black collar on hindneck. Record photo attached.

  7. Number observed: 11
  8. Number observed: 4
  9. Number observed: 50
  10. Number observed: 3
  11. Number observed: 80
  12. Number observed: 1
  13. Number observed: 2
  14. Number observed: 2
  15. Common/Forster's Tern

    Number observed: 20

    Comments: Distant

  16. Number observed: 1
  17. Number observed: 1
  18. Number observed: 72

    Comments: Nice count for late September. All west to east.

  19. Number observed: 3

    Comments: West to east

  20. Number observed: 1

    Comments: Getting a bit late for Sooty Shearwater but not too shocking given the conditions and context here. Nonetheless I was still surprised to see one which became my 4th Shearwater species of the seawatch which is exciting for late Sept. Seen toward the end of my seawatch and like all of the other shearwaters seen the Sooty was headed west to east. Completely dark Shearwater, both ventral and dorsal. Long, slender winged appearance with subtle hint of pale panels on underwings.

  21. Number observed: 4

    Comments: 1, 1, 2. All west to east.

  22. shearwater sp.

    Number observed: 5
  23. Number observed: 26

    Comments: Slow but steady west to east flow of gannets. Carefully counted a total of 26 individuals.

  24. Number observed: 20
  25. Number observed: 4000
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