Seabirds seen in the Galapagos and Humboldt Current, 2005

 

At sea marks as follows:

 

Mark 140

15;11.00S+75;33.00W

Mark 143

14;50.00S+74;48.00W

Mark 144

16;18.00S+73;57.00W

Mark 145

16;31.00S+73;34.00W

Mark 146

17;00.00S+72;48.00W

Mark 147

17;24.00S+72;07.00W

Mark 151

18;49.00S+70;27.00W

Mark 152

22;02.00S+70;49.00W

Mark 153

23;11.00S+70;59.00W

Mark 154

27;17.00S+71;28.00W

Mark 155

28;42.00S+71;41.00W

Mark 157

32;29.00S+71;40.00W

Mark 160

33;20.00S+71;56.00W

Mark 160

33;20.00S+71;56.00W

Mark 161

35;28.00S+73;14.00W

Mark 162

36;18.00S+73;31.00W

Mark 163

37;29.00S+73;46.00W

Mark 167

44;54.00S+73;33.00W

Mark 170

51;44.00S+73;57.00W

 

Northern Royal Albatross (Diomedea sandfordi): 1, Mark 160 on 12/11/05. 5, Mark 161 on 13/11/05.

 

Waved Albatross (Diomedea irrorata): 7, Up to 2 hours NE Espanola on 28/10/05. 1, Gardener Bay to Port Suarez on 28/10/05. 50, Port Suarez on 28/10/05. 1, West of Floreana on 29/10/05. 6, South Plaza to Puerto Ayora on 26/11/05.

 

Black-browed Albatross (Thalassaarche melanophris): 1, Mark 145 on 08/11/05 08.30 to 12.30. 6, Mark 155 on 11/11/05 afternoon. 1, Mark 157 on 12/11/05 6 am off Valparaiso. 3, Mark 160 on 12/11/05. 33, Mark 161 on 13/11/05. 100, Mark 162 on 13/11/05. 8, Mark 163 on 14/11/05. 27, Mark 167 on 16/11/05. 15, Golfo de Penas on 17/11/05. 2500, Canal Messier on 17/11/05. 6, Mark 170 on 18/11/05. 10, Straits of Magellan (west) on 20/11/05. 500, St. Magellan to Beagle Channel on 21/11/05. 2500, Cape Horn on 22/11/05.

 

Salvin's Albatross (Diomedea salvini): 25, Mark 145 on 08/11/05 08.30 to 12.30. 6, Mark 146 on 08/11/05 13.30 - 8.00. 2, Mark 147 on 08/11/05 dusk. 1, Mark 151 on 09/11/05. 1, Mark 152 on 10/11/05. 2, Mark 157 on 12/11/05 6 am off Valparaiso. 3, Mark 160 on 12/11/05. 3, Mark 161 on 13/11/05. 1, Mark 163 on 14/11/05. 1, Golfo de Penas on 17/11/05. 1, Straits of Magellan (west) on 20/11/05.

 

Grey-headed Albatross (Thalassarche chrysostoma): 3, Cape Horn on 22/11/05.

 

Buller's Albatross (Thalassarche bulleri): 6, Mark 146 on 08/11/05 13.30 - 8.00. 31, Mark 153 on 10/11/05. 100, Mark 154 on 11/11/05 morning. 3, Mark 155 on 11/11/05 afternoon. 1, Mark 160 on 12/11/05. 2, Mark 161 on 13/11/05.

 

Southern Giant Petrel (Macronectes giganteus): 2, Mark 154 on 11/11/05 morning. 3, Mark 155 on 11/11/05 afternoon. 3, Mark 161 on 13/11/05. 1, Mark 162 on 13/11/05. 1, Mark 163 on 14/11/05. 2, Golfo de Penas on 17/11/05. 1, Mark 170 on 18/11/05. 50, Cape Horn on 22/11/05.

 

Giant Petrel sp. (): 1, Mark 140 on 07/11/05. 1, Mark 145 on 08/11/05 08.30 to 12.30. 2, Mark 153 on 10/11/05. 2, Mark 160 on 12/11/05. 4, Mark 161 on 13/11/05. 4, Mark 163 on 14/11/05. 8, Mark 167 on 16/11/05. 2, Las Montanes glacier on 18/11/05. 1, Straits of Magellan (west) on 20/11/05. 10, St. Magellan to Beagle Channel on 21/11/05.

 

Northern Giant Petrel (Macronectes halli): 1, Mark 160 on 12/11/05. 1, Mark 161 on 13/11/05. 1, Golfo de Penas on 17/11/05.

 

Antarctic Fulmar (Fulmarus glacialoides): 1, Mark 157 on 12/11/05 6 am off Valparaiso. 25, Mark 161 on 13/11/05. 50, Golfo de Penas on 17/11/05. 10, St. Magellan to Beagle Channel on 21/11/05.

 

Cape Petrel (Daption capense): 1, Mark 152 on 10/11/05. 7, Mark 154 on 11/11/05 morning. 2, Mark 160 on 12/11/05. 6, Mark 161 on 13/11/05. 25, Golfo de Penas on 17/11/05. 10, St. Magellan to Beagle Channel on 21/11/05. 100, Cape Horn on 22/11/05.

 

Defilippe's Petrel (Pterodroma defilippiana): 3, Mark 144 on 08/11/05 dawn to 8 am. 9, Mark 145 on 08/11/05 08.30 to 12.30. 10, Mark 146 on 08/11/05 13.30 - 8.00. 1, Mark 152 on 10/11/05. 12, Mark 153 on 10/11/05. 5, Mark 155 on 11/11/05 afternoon. 25, Mark 157 on 12/11/05 6 am off Valparaiso. 3, Mark 160 on 12/11/05. 29, Mark 161 on 13/11/05. 16, Mark 162 on 13/11/05.

 

Galapagos Petrel (Pterodroma phaeopygia): 6, Up to 2 hours NE Espanola on 28/10/05. 40, West of Floreana on 29/10/05. 6, Cromwell Upwelling on 31/10/05. 14, North of Fernandina on 31/10/05. 50, Puerto Egas on 01/11/05. 1, Bartolome on 01/11/05. 1, South Plaza to Puerto Ayora on 26/11/05. 41, Elizabeth Bay on 30/11/05.

 

Juan Fernandez Petrel (Pterodroma externa): 1, West of Floreana on 29/10/05.

 

White-chinned Petrel (Procellaria aequinoctialis): 4, Mark 140 on 07/11/05. 4, Mark 144 on 08/11/05 dawn to 8 am. 25, Mark 145 on 08/11/05 08.30 to 12.30. 3, Mark 146 on 08/11/05 13.30 - 8.00. 5, Mark 147 on 08/11/05 dusk. 5, Mark 151 on 09/11/05. 8, Mark 152 on 10/11/05. 4, Mark 153 on 10/11/05. 16, Mark 154 on 11/11/05 morning. 9, Mark 155 on 11/11/05 afternoon. 2, Mark 160 on 12/11/05. 13, Mark 161 on 13/11/05 inc one in heavy moult. 100, Golfo de Penas on 17/11/05. 5, Straits of Magellan (west) on 20/11/05.

 

Westland Petrel (Procellaria westlandica): 1, Mark 151 on 09/11/05. 1, Mark 155 on 11/11/05 afternoon. 1, Mark 157 on 12/11/05 6 am off Valparaiso. 1, Mark 160 on 12/11/05. 400, Golfo de Penas on 17/11/05. 850, Canal Messier on 17/11/05.

 

Buller's Shearwater (Puffinus bulleri): 10, Mark 152 on 10/11/05.

 

Pink-footed Shearwater (Puffinus creatopus): 6, Mark 144 on 08/11/05 dawn to 8 am. 13, Mark 145 on 08/11/05 08.30 to 12.30. 2, Mark 151 on 09/11/05. 15, Mark 152 on 10/11/05. 25, Mark 153 on 10/11/05. 160, Mark 154 on 11/11/05 morning. 60, Mark 155 on 11/11/05 afternoon. 1000, Mark 157 on 12/11/05 6 am off Valparaiso. 100, Mark 160 on 12/11/05. 500, Mark 161 on 13/11/05. 20, Mark 162 on 13/11/05. 100, Mark 163 on 14/11/05. 25, Mark 167 on 16/11/05.

 

Sooty Shearwater (Puffinus griseus): 20, Islas Ballestas on 06/11/05. 250, Mark 140 on 07/11/05. 3, Mark 144 on 08/11/05 dawn to 8 am. 10, Mark 145 on 08/11/05 08.30 to 12.30. 1500, Mark 146 on 08/11/05 13.30 - 8.00. 3500, Mark 147 on 08/11/05 dusk. 10, Mark 151 on 09/11/05. 8, Mark 152 on 10/11/05. 6, Mark 153 on 10/11/05. 5, Mark 154 on 11/11/05 morning. 4, Mark 155 on 11/11/05 afternoon. 2500, Mark 157 on 12/11/05 6 am off Valparaiso. 2500, Mark 160 on 12/11/05. 1000, Mark 161 on 13/11/05. 5000, Mark 162 on 13/11/05. 500, Mark 163 on 14/11/05. 150, Mark 167 on 16/11/05. 2500, Golfo de Penas on 17/11/05. 100000, Cape Horn on 22/11/05.

 

Galapagos Shearwater (Puffinus galapagoensis): 500, Baltra to South Plaza on 26/10/05. 20, Up to 2 hours NE Espanola on 28/10/05. 1000, Gardener Bay on 28/10/05. 2000, Gardener Bay to Port Suarez on 28/10/05. 500, Port Suarez on 28/10/05. 100, Champion on 29/10/05. 50, West of Floreana on 29/10/05. 50, Puerto Moreno on 30/10/05. 2000, Puerto Moreno to Elizabeth Bay on 30/10/05. 2500, Cromwell Upwelling on 31/10/05. 30, North of Fernandina on 31/10/05. 250, Puerto Egas on 01/11/05. 50, Santiago to Bartholome on 01/11/05. 100, South Plaza to Puerto Ayora on 26/11/05. 1000, Elizabeth Bay on 30/11/05.

 

Wilson's Storm-Petrel (Oceanites oceanicus): 1, Mark 160 on 12/11/05. 250, Mark 161 on 13/11/05. 100, Mark 162 on 13/11/05. 5000, Golfo de Penas on 17/11/05. 100, Cape Horn on 22/11/05.

 

Elliot's Storm-Petrel (Oceanites gracilis): 20, Baltra Harbour on 26/10/05. 100, Baltra to South Plaza on 26/10/05. 20, Puerto Ayora on 27/10/05. 1, Gardener Bay on 28/10/05. 2, Gardener Bay to Port Suarez on 28/10/05. 10, Champion on 29/10/05. 500, West of Floreana on 29/10/05. 6, Puerto Moreno on 30/10/05. 100, Urbina Bay on 31/10/05. 2500, Cromwell Upwelling on 31/10/05. 10, North of Fernandina on 31/10/05. 500, Puerto Egas on 01/11/05. 10, Santiago to Bartholome on 01/11/05. 5, Bartolome on 01/11/05. 30, Between Islas Ballestas and Paracas on 06/11/05. 2, Mark 140 on 07/11/05. 24, Mark 144 on 08/11/05 dawn to 8 am. 15, Mark 145 on 08/11/05 08.30 to 12.30. 10, Mark 146 on 08/11/05 13.30 - 8.00. 650, Mark 147 on 08/11/05 dusk. 325, Mark 151 on 09/11/05. 110, Mark 152 on 10/11/05. 500, Mark 154 on 11/11/05 morning. 35, Mark 155 on 11/11/05 afternoon. 10, South Plaza to Puerto Ayora on 26/11/05. 6, Elizabeth Bay on 30/11/05.

 

Wedge-rumped Storm-Petrel (Oceanodroma tethys): 1, Gardener Bay on 28/10/05. 5, Gardener Bay to Port Suarez on 28/10/05. 100, West of Floreana on 29/10/05. 3, Cromwell Upwelling on 31/10/05. 2, North of Fernandina on 31/10/05. 5, Mark 144 on 08/11/05 dawn to 8 am. 20, Mark 145 on 08/11/05 08.30 to 12.30. 6, Mark 146 on 08/11/05 13.30 - 8.00. 1, Mark 147 on 08/11/05 dusk. 10, Mark 152 on 10/11/05. 5, Mark 153 on 10/11/05. 2, Mark 155 on 11/11/05 afternoon.

 

Band-rumped Storm-Petrel (Oceanodroma castro): 1, Up to 2 hours NE Espanola on 28/10/05. 6, West of Floreana on 29/10/05. 1, North of Fernandina on 31/10/05.

 

Leach's Storm-Petrel (Oceanodroma leucorhoa): 1, Baltra to South Plaza on 26/10/05. 1, West of Floreana on 29/10/05.

 

Markham's Storm-Petrel (Oceanodroma markhami): 3, Mark 144 on 08/11/05 dawn to 8 am. 190, Mark 145 on 08/11/05 08.30 to 12.30. 140, Mark 146 on 08/11/05 13.30 - 8.00. 250, Mark 147 on 08/11/05 dusk. 125, Mark 151 on 09/11/05. 275, Mark 152 on 10/11/05. 50, Mark 153 on 10/11/05. 45, Mark 154 on 11/11/05 morning. 15, Mark 155 on 11/11/05 afternoon.

 

Hornby's Storm-Petrel (Oceanodroma hornbyi): 11, Mark 144 on 08/11/05 dawn to 8 am. 28, Mark 145 on 08/11/05 08.30 to 12.30. 5500, Mark 146 on 08/11/05 13.30 - 8.00. 600, Mark 147 on 08/11/05 dusk. 23, Mark 154 on 11/11/05 morning. 2, Mark 155 on 11/11/05 afternoon.

 

Peruvian Diving-Petrel (Pelecanoides garnotii): 10, Islas Ballestas on 06/11/05. 10, Between Islas Ballestas and Paracas on 06/11/05. 3, Mark 140 on 07/11/05. 1, Mark 144 on 08/11/05 dawn to 8 am. 2, Mark 151 on 09/11/05. 4, Mark 157 on 12/11/05 6 am off Valparaiso. 1, Mark 160 on 12/11/05.

 

Magellanic Diving-Petrel (Pelecanoides magellani): 3, Golfo de Penas on 17/11/05. 1, Straits of Magellan (west) on 20/11/05.

 

Red-billed Tropicbird (Phaethon aethereus): 25, Baltra to South Plaza on 26/10/05. 50, South Plaza on 26/10/05. 1, Up to 2 hours NE Espanola on 28/10/05. 1, Gardener Bay to Port Suarez on 28/10/05. 250, Port Suarez on 28/10/05. 10, Champion on 29/10/05. 20, West of Floreana on 29/10/05.

 

Magnificent Frigatebird (Fregata magnificens): 25, Baltra Harbour on 26/10/05. 20, Puerto Ayora on 27/10/05. 20, Gardener Bay on 28/10/05. 20, Gardener Bay to Port Suarez on 28/10/05. 100, Port Suarez on 28/10/05. 25, Champion on 29/10/05. 20, West of Floreana on 29/10/05. 20, Puerto Moreno on 30/10/05. 20, Puerto Moreno to Elizabeth Bay on 30/10/05. 25, Urbina Bay on 31/10/05. 250, Puerto Egas on 01/11/05. 200, Santiago to Bartholome on 01/11/05. 60, South Plaza to Puerto Ayora on 26/11/05.

 

Great Frigatebird (Fregata minor): 3, West of Floreana on 29/10/05.

 

Blue-footed Booby (Sula nebouxii): 20, Baltra Harbour on 26/10/05. 20, Puerto Ayora on 27/10/05. 20, Gardener Bay to Port Suarez on 28/10/05. 150, Port Suarez on 28/10/05. 200, Champion on 29/10/05. 50, Puerto Moreno on 30/10/05. 100, Puerto Moreno to Elizabeth Bay on 30/10/05. 50, Urbina Bay on 31/10/05. 100, Cromwell Upwelling on 31/10/05. 25, Santiago to Bartholome on 01/11/05. 20, Bartolome on 01/11/05. 25, South Plaza to Puerto Ayora on 26/11/05. 5000, Elizabeth Bay on 30/11/05.

 

Peruvian Booby (Sula variegata): 1000, Islas Ballestas on 06/11/05. 250000, Islas Ballestas on 06/11/05. 250, Between Islas Ballestas and Paracas on 06/11/05. 250, Mark 140 on 07/11/05. 50, Mark 144 on 08/11/05 dawn to 8 am. 50, Mark 145 on 08/11/05 08.30 to 12.30. 500, Mark 154 on 11/11/05 morning. 30, Mark 155 on 11/11/05 afternoon. 250, Mark 160 on 12/11/05. 1, Mark 162 on 13/11/05.

 

Nazca Booby (Sula granti): 1, Up to 2 hours NE Espanola on 28/10/05. 5, Gardener Bay to Port Suarez on 28/10/05. 1000, Port Suarez on 28/10/05. 5, Champion on 29/10/05. 250, West of Floreana on 29/10/05. 6, Puerto Moreno on 30/10/05. 5, Cromwell Upwelling on 31/10/05. 1, North of Fernandina on 31/10/05. 4, South Plaza to Puerto Ayora on 26/11/05.

 

Red-footed Booby (Sula sula): 3, West of Floreana on 29/10/05.

 

Flightless Cormorant (Phalacrocorax harrisi): 1, Puerto Moreno on 30/10/05. 10, Elizabeth Bay on 30/11/05.

 

Neotropic Cormorant (Phalacrocorax brasilianus): 100, Islas Ballestas on 06/11/05. 50, Valdivia Marshes on 14/11/05.

 

Guanay Cormorant (Phalacrocorax bougainvillii): 1, Callao on 05/11/05. 500000, Islas Ballestas on 06/11/05. 3, Mark 145 on 08/11/05 08.30 to 12.30. 50, Mark 160 on 12/11/05.

 

Imperial Shag (Phalacrocorax atriceps): 300, Mark 167 on 16/11/05. 20, St. Magellan to Beagle Channel on 21/11/05. 200, Cape Horn on 22/11/05.

 

Rock Shag (Phalacrocorax magellanicus): 3, St. Magellan to Beagle Channel on 21/11/05.

 

Red-legged Cormorant (Phalacrocorax gaimardi): 25, Islas Ballestas on 06/11/05. 3, Aconcagua Estuary on 12/11/05. 2, Valdivia Marshes on 14/11/05. 10, Mark 167 on 16/11/05.

 

Peruvian Pelecan (Pelecanus thagus): 5, Baltra Harbour on 26/10/05. 50, Puerto Ayora on 27/10/05. 10, Cromwell Upwelling on 31/10/05. 50, Puerto Egas on 01/11/05. 10, Bartolome on 01/11/05. 80, Islas Ballestas on 06/11/05. 20, Puerto San Juan Moreno on 07/11/05. 1, Mark 145 on 08/11/05 08.30 to 12.30. 1, Mark 154 on 11/11/05 morning. 50, Mark 160 on 12/11/05. 2, Mark 162 on 13/11/05. 50, Elizabeth Bay on 30/11/05.

 

Sabine's Gull (Xema sabini): 4, Mark 146 on 08/11/05 13.30 - 8.00. 2, Mark 151 on 09/11/05. 1, Mark 161 on 13/11/05.

 

Swallow-tailed Gull (Creagrus furcatus): 50, South Plaza on 26/10/05. 2, Mark 155 on 11/11/05 afternoon.

 

Brown Noddy (Anous stolidus): 10, Baltra Harbour on 26/10/05. 50, Champion on 29/10/05. 20, Puerto Moreno on 30/10/05. 100, Cromwell Upwelling on 31/10/05. 100, Puerto Egas on 01/11/05. 50, Santiago to Bartholome on 01/11/05. 10, Bartolome on 01/11/05. 500, South Plaza to Puerto Ayora on 26/11/05.

 

Chilean Skua (Catharacta chilensis): 1, Mark 145 on 08/11/05 08.30 to 12.30. 2, Mark 146 on 08/11/05 13.30 - 8.00. 8, Mark 152 on 10/11/05. 1, Mark 153 on 10/11/05. 1, Mark 154 on 11/11/05 morning. 1, Mark 160 on 12/11/05. 1, Mark 167 on 16/11/05. 10, Las Montanes glacier on 18/11/05. 10, Condor Junction on 20/11/05. 1, Straits of Magellan (west) on 20/11/05. 5, St. Magellan to Beagle Channel on 21/11/05. 2, Cape Horn on 22/11/05.

 

South Polar Skua (Catharacta maccormicki): 1, Mark 153 on 10/11/05.

 

Arctic Skua (Stercorarius parasiticus): 3, Mark 146 on 08/11/05 13.30 - 8.00. 2, Mark 151 on 09/11/05. 3, Mark 160 on 12/11/05.

 

Long-tailed Skua (Stercorarius longicaudus): 1, Mark 144 on 08/11/05,  juvenile dawn to 8 am. 3, Mark 146 on 08/11/05 13.30 - 8.00. 3, Mark 151 on 09/11/05. 1, Mark 155 on 11/11/05 afternoon.