Cordell Bank Boat Trip


September 7, 2014


From Bodega Harbor, Sonoma County, California


Photos are in chronological order








Pink-footed Shearwater


Pink-footed Shearwater





Pink-footed Shearwater


Pink-footed Shearwater





Ocean Sunfish


Ocean Sunfish





Pink-footed Shearwater


Pink-footed Shearwater





Black-footed Albatross


Black-footed Albatross





Black-footed Albatross


Black-footed Albatross





Black-footed Albatross


Black-footed Albatross





Black-footed Albatross


Black-footed Albatross





Black-footed Albatross


Black-footed Albatross





Pink-footed Shearwater


Pink-footed Shearwater





Pink-footed Shearwater


Pink-footed Shearwater





Orcas


Orcas





Orca and Black-footed Albatross


Orca and Black-footed Albatross





Orca


Orca





Orca


Orca





Black-footed Albatross


Black-footed Albatross





Pink-footed Shearwaters


Pink-footed Shearwaters





Short-beaked Common Dolphins


Short-beaked Common Dolphins





Short-beaked Common Dolphins


Short-beaked Common Dolphins





Short-beaked Common Dolphin


Short-beaked Common Dolphin





Sooty Shearwater


Sooty Shearwater





Parasitic Jaeger


Parasitic Jaeger





Red-necked Phalarope


Red-necked Phalarope





By-the-wind Sailor


By-the-wind Sailor





Map


Map of Trip (we traveled counter-clockwise)

Partial Sonoma/Marin County boundary indicated by red line





Wave Height


Graph of Wave Height vs. Time at Bodega Buoy





Wind Speed


Graph of Wind Speed vs. Time at Bodega Buoy





Water Temperature


Graph of Water Temperature vs. Time at Bodega Buoy







Birds:  Black-footed Albatross, Northern Fulmar, Pink-footed Shearwater, Bullerís Shearwater, Sooty Shearwater, Wilson's Storm-Petrel, Black Storm-Petrel, Brandt's Cormorant, Pelagic Cormorant, Red-necked Phalarope, Pomarine Jaeger, Parasitic Jaeger, Common Murre, Cassinís Auklet, Rhinoceros Auklet, Sabine's Gull, Heermannís Gull, Western Gull, California Gull, Common Tern.

Mammals:  Orca, Short-beaked Common Dolphin, Harbor Porpoise, California Sea Lion, Steller's Sea Lion.

Fishes:  Ocean Sunfish.



Alan Wight
Sonoma County, California
Email:  shwand@sonic.net

All Photos © 2014 Alan Wight