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1 mammal

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What

Tufted Puffin Fratercula cirrhata

Observer

wendy5

Date

August 3, 2019 07:15 PM PDT

Description

We saw one Tufted Puffin, the same as three weeks ago.

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Red-necked Phalarope Phalaropus lobatus

Observer

wendy5

Date

August 3, 2019 07:33 PM PDT

Description

We saw a dozen Red-necked Phalaropes in an area where the naturalist on the boat said he'd never seen them in decades.

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Common Guillemot Uria aalge

Observer

wendy5

Date

August 3, 2019 07:34 PM PDT

Description

This Common Murre looks like it may be in between breeding and non-breeding plumage.

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Northern Elephant Seal Mirounga angustirostris

Observer

wendy5

Date

August 3, 2019 07:38 PM PDT

Description

A huge male Northern Elephant Seal is molting on shore, I think the same one I saw three weeks ago with a silky coat. I knew juvenile Elephant Seals had to survive a catastrophic molt, but never knew adults molt every year.