Cordell Bank Boat Trip


October 7, 2012


Led by Lisa Hug and Dan Singer

From Bodega Harbor, Sonoma County, California



Photos are in chronological order








Harbor Seal


Harbor Seal





Common Tern


Common Tern





Common Tern


Common Tern





Rhinoceros Auklet


Rhinoceros Auklet





Rhinoceros Auklet


Rhinoceros Auklet





California Sea Lions


California Sea Lions





Buller's Shearwater


Buller's Shearwater





Short-tailed Shearwater


Short-tailed Shearwater





Short-tailed Shearwater


Short-tailed Shearwater





Short-tailed Shearwater


Short-tailed Shearwater





Short-tailed Shearwater


Short-tailed Shearwater





California Sea Lion


California Sea Lion





Flesh-footed Shearwater with Pink-footed Shearwaters


Flesh-footed Shearwater with Pink-footed Shearwaters





Flesh-footed Shearwater


Flesh-footed Shearwater





Flesh-footed Shearwater


Flesh-footed Shearwater





Pacific White-sided Dolphin


Pacific White-sided Dolphin





Pink-footed Shearwater


Pink-footed Shearwater





Blue Shark


Blue Shark





Black-footed Albatross


Black-footed Albatross





Northern Right Whale Dolphin


Northern Right Whale Dolphin





Black-footed Albatross


Black-footed Albatross





Sooty Shearwater


Sooty Shearwater





Sooty Shearwater


Sooty Shearwater





Black-footed Albatross


Black-footed Albatross





Black-footed Albatross


Black-footed Albatross





Black-footed Albatross


Black-footed Albatross





South Polar Skua


South Polar Skua





Black-footed Albatross


Black-footed Albatross





Black-footed Albatross


Black-footed Albatross





South Polar Skua


South Polar Skua





Black-footed Albatross


Black-footed Albatross





Common Murre


Common Murre





Common Murre


Common Murre





Elegant Terns


Elegant Terns on Bodega Harbor Jetty





Double-crested Cormorant


Double-crested Cormorant





Brown Pelican


Brown Pelican





Map

Map of Trip (we traveled counter-clockwise)

Partial Sonoma/Marin County boundary indicated by County #1-5 waypoints



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, Flesh-footed Shearwater, Bullerís Shearwater, Sooty Shearwater, Short-tailed Shearwater, Ashy Storm-Petrel, Dowitcher sp., Red Phalarope, Pomarine Jaeger, South Polar Skua, Heermannís Gull, California Gull, Western Gull, Glaucous-winged Gull, Common Tern, Common Murre, Cassinís Auklet, Rhinoceros Auklet.

Mammals:  Pacific White-sided Dolphin, Northern Right Whale Dolphin, Dall's Porpoise, California Sea Lion, Steller's Sea Lion, Harbor Seal.

Fishes:  Blue Shark, Albacore, Ocean Sunfish.



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

All Photos © 2012 Alan Wight