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Checklist S24604489

 
Location
East of Chatham, Barnstable County, Massachusetts, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Thu Aug 13, 2015 7:10 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
6
Duration:
3 hour(s), 35 minute(s)
Distance:
23.0 mile(s)
Observers:
Alex Burdo , Blair Nikula List , Jory Teltser List , Keith Maley List , Raymond Tervo List , Tina Green List
Species
17 species (+1 other taxa) total
130
Red-necked Phalarope

^ by far the highest total ever on these trips; in fact, more than all of our previous trips combined!

3
Pomarine Jaeger

^ Two birds (1-1S, 1-2S) came into the chum; 1 dk 1s bird chasing a LAGU right beside the boat; many photos of all three.

3
Parasitic Jaeger

a trio of distant birds, identified after the fact from photos

3
jaeger sp.

all distant

250
Laughing Gull

many juveniles

1500
Herring Gull

a few juveniles - the first out here this year

12
Lesser Black-backed Gull

^ 3+ 2s, the others all 1s

400
Great Black-backed Gull

a few juveniles - the first out here this year

5
Roseate Tern

heard only

75
Common Tern

surprisingly few for this date

3
Common Loon
900
Wilson's Storm-Petrel

^ They were pretty much everywhere, with the largest concentrations behind a couple of commercial fishing boats.

60
Cory's Shearwater
200
Great Shearwater
12
Sooty Shearwater
7
Manx Shearwater
2
Northern Gannet

1-2 ad.

15
Double-crested Cormorant

flock flying NE

 

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

Yes