Summer Pelagic Results 2000

Two of these trips did not visit the Gulf Stream, but instead targeted White-faced Storm-Petrel in cooler water to the north (August 13, August 20.)

Location HNC HNC HNC HNC HNC HNC MNC MNC MNC MNC MNC MNC HNC HNC
Date 7/15/00 7/16/00 7/29/00 7/30/00 8/5/00 8/6/00 8/12/00 8/13/00 8/14/00 8/19/00 8/20/00 8/21/00 8/26/00 8/27/00
Common Loon 1
Black-capped Petrel 58 234 176 126 83 306 148 1 55 104 1 52 104 263
Bermuda Petrel                   1        
Fea's Petrel 1                          
Herald Petrel       1           2   3 4 1
Pterodroma sp.         1           1      
Cory's Shearwater 32 74 1156 646 715 250 79 79 105 728 1253 815 275 205
Greater Shearwater 11 16 293 203 34 18   1 3 1 305 110 19 3
Sooty Shearwater                 1 1     1  
Manx Shearwater   1 1 2 1       1   3     1
Audubon's Shearwater 30 37 85 58 73 51 28 4 9 116 30 23 30 68
Wilson's Storm-Petrel 58 171 281 152 125 814 154 935+ 96 113 326 323 129 349
Leach's Storm-Petrel 11   1   1 2   1     2 4    
Band-rumped Storm-Petrel 43 17 32 13 5 234* 5 3   2     4 1
White-faced Storm-Petrel               1            
storm-petrel sp.   1                        
White-tailed Tropicbird 2   1 1                    
Masked Booby                       1    
Blue-winged Teal 1
Sanderling 5-6
shorebird sp. 8 3-4
Red-necked Phalarope       7   14 5 4 19 3   20 15 20
phalarope sp.                 7     6    
Pomarine Jaeger 3 1 19 16 6 1   3     26 6 11 4
Parasitic Jaeger 1                          
Long-tailed Jaeger           2                
jaeger sp.   1                 1 1    
South Polar Skua     2 4   1       1 2 1   1
skua sp.                     1      
Laughing Gull 2
Royal Tern 1 3 2 2 1 2
Common Tern 5 2 10 2
Least Tern 1 2 1
Bridled Tern 4+ 10 2 10 1 1 2 6 4 5 5 2 5 20
Sooty Tern 38 29 86   17 21 2 2 1 45   2 22 27
Black Tern   1 21 13 13 9 1 5 6 3 45 2
Sterna sp. (white) 1
tern sp. 3 8 1 5 5
nighthawk sp.   1                        
Tree Swallow 1
Barn Swallow 3 8 1
Northern Waterthrush 1
Dolphin (Mahi) 1 15-20 1 5 1
Pompano Dolphin 1
Wahoo 2 1 1
Blue Marlin 1 caught & released plus another seen   1   1                  
Atlantic Longbilled Spearfish 1
Hammerhead Shark 1
Mako Shark 1
Ocean Sunfish 2 4
Loggerhead Turtle 2                          
Leatherback Turtle 1
bat sp. 1
Fin Whale 4
Sperm Whale 1-2
Cuvier's Beaked Whale   6 to 7     5+                 4
mesoplodon sp.   4     2                  
whale sp. 1
Pilot Whale 1 28
Atlantic Spotted Dolphin 2 4
Bottlenose Dolphin 42 44 30 30 58 21 4 12 22 20 6 18 25
Risso's Dolphin 12+ 30
Date 7/15/00 7/16/00 7/29/00 7/30/00 8/5/00 8/6/00 8/12/00 8/13/00 8/14/00 8/19/00 8/20/00 8/21/00 8/26/00 8/27/00
Location HNC HNC HNC HNC HNC HNC MNC MNC MNC MNC MNC MNC HNC HNC

HNC= Hatteras, NC; MNC= Manteo,NC

*High count for the western North Atlantic!