Cordell Bank Boat Trip
A Point Reyes Bird Observatory Trip Led by Rich Stallcup
From Bodega Harbor, Sonoma County, California
September 14, 2008
Photos are in chronological order
Northern Right-whale Dolphin with Pacific White-sided Dolphins
Pacific White-sided Dolphin
Pacific White-sided Dolphins
California Sea Lion
Map of Trip
Graph of Wave Height vs. Time at Bodega Buoy
Birds (33 species observed offshore):
Northern Pintail, Surf Scoter, Laysan Albatross, Black-footed Albatross, Northern Fulmar, Pink-footed Shearwater, Buller's Shearwater, Sooty Shearwater, Wilson's Storm-Petrel, Fork-tailed Storm-Petrel, Ashy Storm-Petrel, Black Storm-Petrel, Brown Pelican, Brandt's Cormorant, Red-necked Phalarope, Red Phalarope, Pomarine Jaeger, Parasitic Jaeger, Long-tailed Jaeger, Heermann's Gull, California Gull, Western Gull, Sabine's Gull, Common Tern, Common Murre, Pigeon Guillemot, Xantus's Murrelet, Cassin's Auklet, Rhinoceros Auklet, Tufted Puffin, Bobolink, Yellow-headed Blackbird, Brown-headed Cowbird. Plus one unidentified warbler and one unidentified small passerine.
Blue Whale, Humpback Whale, Pacific White-sided Dolphin, Northern Right-whale Dolphin, Dall's Porpoise, Elephant Seal, Steller's Sea Lion, California Sea Lion, Northern Fur Seal, Harbor Seal.
Blue Shark, Ocean Sunfish.
Sonoma County, California
All Photos © 2008 Alan Wight