Los Farallones

Dispatches from Point Blue’s field station on the Farallon Islands National Wildlife Refuge


By | October 20, 2008

SEFI Aerial_East Side_JohnWarzybok

Our third straight day of very high NW winds was relected in our low species total. We only had 10 individual passerines of 7 species. A tough day for all of the biologists. The “list” is below.

Location: Southeast Farallon Island
Observation date: 10/10/08
Number of species: 20

Pacific Loon 4
Eared Grebe 18
Pink-footed Shearwater 25
Buller’s Shearwater 25
Sooty Shearwater 14
Brown Pelican 11
Peregrine Falcon (Continental) 3
Wandering Tattler 2
Whimbrel 1
Black Turnstone 14
Heermann’s Gull 1
California Gull 166
Pomarine Jaeger 3
Black Phoebe 3
Say’s Phoebe 2
House Wren 1
Palm Warbler (Western) 1
Savannah Sparrow 1
White-crowned Sparrow 1
Western Meadowlark 1

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