Break from the rain

Weather

  • Visibility: 15 miles
  • Wind: 5-10 NE
  • Sky: Cloudy
  • Water: mostly calm

Boats/Visitors

  • A few boats around, fisherman and ecotours
  • A coast guard helicopter flew over numerous times today

Ecological

  • The same 4 males and 1 female elephant seals
  • still about 100 sea lions I think, mostly stellar
  • A lot of eagles around

Also included photos I took of some oyster catchers I saw on Dec 1st the day I left for my winter break

Rain

Weather

  • Visibility: 10 miles in the morning, cleared up a bit
  • Wind: 5-15 N throughout the day
  • Sky: Cloudy all day
  • Water: mostly calm a bit choppy

Boats/Visitors

  • Didn’t notice much boat traffic today

Ecological

  • The same female and 4 male elephant seals scattered around, seemed like less sea lions but that could be because it was a bit stormier today

I’m Back

Weather

  • Visibility: 15 miles throughout the day
  • Wind: 10-20 W throughout the day
  • Sky: Cloudy with a bit of sun this morning
  • Water: mostly calm

Boats/Visitors

  • Just a couple tour boats today

Ecological

  • 4 male elephant seals and 1 female
  • still about 100 sea lions
  • a couple eagles on the outer rocks

Census

Weather

  • Visibility: 15 Miles
  • Wind:  0-10 NE
  • Sky: cloudy and rainy
  • Water: a bit choppy this morning, calm now
  • Boats/Visitors

    • Had a couple boats cruise by and a helicopter flew by a couple times

    Census

    • California sea lions – 215
    • Stellar sea lions – 159
    • Harbour seals – 22
    • Elephant seals – 1 large male
    • Gulls – 307
    • Cormorants – 68
    • Geese – 14
    • Eagles – 4

    Notes

    • well I am off tomorrow and Mikey will be the new ecoguardian until my return in 5 weeks