- Visibility: 5 miles, later 15
- Wind: 5-10 knots SE, late afternoon up to 33 knots from the West
- Water: rippled, later wavy
- Sky: foggy in the morning, overcast in the afternoon
- Chunk spent the day on Middle Rock with the mum and pup.
- Lady, Grieving mum, mum and pup, were in the same spots on Great Race.
- Chuckles arrived on Great Race in the late afternoon.
- Conducted a census.
- California Sea Lions: 87
- Northern/Stellar Sea Lions: 50
- Harbour Seals: 21
- Elephant Seals: 8
- Cormorants: 742 (of the 742, I think that at least 10 were Male Brandt’s, 131 Double Crested, and 200 Pelagic; my identification is improving, but many were either too far away, or indistinguishable to me.)
- Seagulls: 605 (131 had darker plumage and therefore must be immature gulls?)
- Pigeon Guillemots: 50
- Bald Eagles: 30 (23 juveniles, 7 adults)
- Black Oystercatchers: 13
- Canada Geese: 10
- Harlequin Ducks: 8 (4 male, 4 female)
- Black Turnstones: 6
- Surfbird: 3 (unless they were Rock Sandpipers?)
- Raven: 2
- American Pipit: 2
- Did some more cleaning in the Student’s House.
- In the morning, one fishing boat passed through the reserve. The occupants did not fish in the reserve; they were going slow and appeared to be observing.
- In the afternoon, one large eco-tour boat came through the reserve.