History of Race Rocks.

manufactures

See this file on the Lantern room of the Race Rocks tower

cylindercorrectloc3bs

Historical markers & border monument.. Update with new Archival History

nanettes

Our file of the Shipwrecks of the Area

rrboats

Trev and Flo Anderson: lighkeepers at Race Rocks and their early relationship with Pearson College

Archival record of
Earthquake report at Race Rocks in 1872

Recent Posts

A Windy Census

Weather

  • Visibility: 15 miles
  • Wind: 20-30 knots West all day
  • Sky: mostly clear.
  • Water: 1′ chop

Ecological

  • Census day!
  • Saw a Steller sea lion branded 365Y.
  • Saw a California sea lion branded U949
  • I’m pretty sure the high winds were responsible for some of the lower bird counts.
  1. Harbour Seals: 114
  2. Steller (Northern) Sea Lions: 65
  3. California Sea Lions: 63
  4. Elephant Seals: 11 (8 on Great Race, 3 on Middle Rock)
  5. Seagulls unspecified: 251
  6. Pigeon Guillemots: 68
  7. Cormorants unspecified: 22
  8. Canada Geese: 17
  9. Black Turnstones: 16
  10. Surfbirds: 5
  11. Harlequin Ducks: 5 (2 males and 3 females)
  12. Black Oystercatchers: 4
  13. Savannah Sparrows: 4
  14. Bald Eagles: 2 (2 adults, 0 immature)
  15. Crows: 2

Other

  • I spent a good portion of the day ill in bed.
  1. Windy Day Comments Off on Windy Day
  2. Helicopter Generator Swap Comments Off on Helicopter Generator Swap
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  4. Bald Eagle Eating his food Comments Off on Bald Eagle Eating his food
  5. Earth Day, I presume? Comments Off on Earth Day, I presume?
  6. Sunshine Friday Comments Off on Sunshine Friday
  7. Census and Students Comments Off on Census and Students
  8. Short-billed Dowitchers? Comments Off on Short-billed Dowitchers?
  9. Crows & Eggs Comments Off on Crows & Eggs