Bird Observations at Race Rocks

This link will take you to all the recent Race Rocks logs with images and references to Birds. The links below are for the individual species from the Race Rocks Logs and other photographers.

Link for all posts for Birds in the Race Rocks Taxonomy.  ( archives currently being transferred, so check the Race Rocks Taxonomy site )

Brown Pelican log observations Link to Race Rocks Gallery Link to Pam’s Flickr Link to Ryan’s Flickr
Red phalarope log observation Link to Race Rocks Gallery
   Red-necked phalarope log observations Link to Race Rocks Gallery  Link toPam’s Flickr  Link to Ryan’s Flickr
   snow bunting log observations  Link to Race Rocks Gallery  Link to Pam’s Flickr
  Horned lark log observations Link to Race Rocks gallery
   Snowy owl log observations Link to Race Rocks gallery  Link to Pam’s Flickr
   Peregrine falcon log observations  Link to Race Rocks gallery  Link to Pam’s Flickr  Link to Ryan’s Flickr
  European Starling log observations Link to  Race Rocks Gallery Link to Pam’s Flickr
   Dunlin log observations Link to Race Rocks gallery  Link to Pam’s Flickr
  Long-billed dowitcher Log observations Link to  Race Rocks Gallery
   Surfbird Log observations Link to Race Rocks gallery  Link to Pam’s Flickr  Link to Ryan’s Flickr
  Black Turnstone  Log observations Link to Race Rocks gallery Link to Pam’s Flickr Link to Ryan’s Flickr
   Fox sparrow log observations Link to Race Rocks Gallery
   Glaucous-winged gull log observations Link to Race Rocks Gallery  Link to Pam’s Flickr Link to Ryan’s Flickr
  Bald Eagle log observations Link to Race Rocks Gallery  Link to Pam’s Flickr  Link to Ryan’s Flickr
   Red-tailed hawk log observations Link to Race Rocks Gallery  Link to Pam’s Flickr  Link to Ryan’s Flickr
   Canada goose log observations Link to Race Rocks Gallery  Link to Pam’s Flickr  Link to Ryan’s Flickr
   Black Oystercatcher log observations Link to Race Rocks Gallery  Link to Pam’s Flickr  Link to Ryan’s Flickr
  Pigeon guillemot log observations Link to Race Rocks Gallery  Link to Pam’s Flickr  Link to Ryan’s Flickr
   Tattler log observations Link to Race Rocks Gallery  Link to Pam’s Flickr
  Whimbrel log observations Link to Race Rocks Gallery  Link to Pam’s Flickr
  Sanderling log observations Link to Race Rocks gallery Link to Pam’s Flickr
Caspian tern log observations Link to Race Rocks Gallery
   Harlequin Duck log observations  Link to Race Rocks Gallery  Link to Pam’s Flickr Link to Ryan’s Flickr
  Great-horned owl log observations Link to Race Rocks Gallery

Other Birds observed at Race Rocks but not profiled here may be found in the Taxonomy/Image gallery File here.

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Film Crew Island Visit

Weather

  • Visibility: 15 miles
  • Wind: 5-10 knots West in the morning
  • Around 15:30 the wind picked up to 25+ knots West. 18:00 peak at 42 knots.
  • Sky: overcast, then some blue sky, then some rain
  • Water: no visible wave crests, but lots of surge

Ecological

  • One of the larger male e-seals returned in the morning.
  • The weaner is still around.
  • Lots of bald eagles in the reserve.

Maintenance

  • Kyle and I took a look at the diesel hand pump and the desalinator.

Boats

  • Kyle came out in Second Nature with the 2 person film crew to take some footage.
  • Several eco-tours came by later on.
  • A few boats out fishing halibut just beyond the reserve.

Visitors

  • Kyle and the film crew were on the island for about 2 hours.

 

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