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Checklist S15785058

 
Location
Belmar pelagic 1/15/12 - inshore leg, Monmouth County, New Jersey, US ( Map )
Date and Effort
Sun Jan 15, 2012 8:20 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
30
Duration:
2 hour(s)
Distance:
15.0 mile(s)
Observers:
Barbara Nevin List , Dave Lord List , David Flynt List , Doug Gochfeld List , Garry Annibal List , Linda Mack List , Linda Widdop List , Martin Dellwo List , Paul Guris List , Paulagic Birding , Scott Barnes List , Tom Johnson List , Tom Reed List
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.
Species
14 species (+2 other taxa) total
15
Canada Goose
1
Greater/Lesser Scaup
5
White-winged Scoter
2
Black Scoter
25
Long-tailed Duck
2
Bufflehead
18
Red-breasted Merganser
13
Razorbill

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

3
large alcid sp.
3
Bonaparte's Gull
4
Ring-billed Gull
2800
Herring Gull

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

400
Great Black-backed Gull
15
Red-throated Loon
28
Common Loon
5
Great Cormorant

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

 

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