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Malmo Bluff - 2016 - Cumulative Survey View

Summer 2016 - Cumulative Counts through 2016-08-18
Colony Wide Data click on any date to see its details
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 counts per survey date
 
# adult PG393123303532321727614
vol hours9.59.59.59.59.59.59.56.56.56.53.5

  Observed Burrow Visits
Legend for Burrow Visits Graphical Display:
  • Each row represents one burrow.
  • Each survey-date is represented by two columns
    • (left) VB (observations of visits without prey),
      .. bar height represents # of visits to that burrow
      .. gray background => there was a visit to the burrow on this or a previous survey date
    • (right) FB ( observations of visits with prey).
      .. bar height represents # of prey delivered to that burrow
      .. blue background => there was a prey delivery to the burrow on this or a previous survey date
  • Color-coding of bars
      ( noprey)   ( sculpin)   ( gunnels)   ( other)
     
  • Hint: hover over any bar below to see the underlying data
burrow06-0906-1606-2306-3007-0707-1407-2107-2808-0408-1108-18
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1
2
3
4
5
6a
9
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
21
22
23
24
26
27
total

# of unique burrows visited

VB 1 4 1 1 14 - - - 1 - -
FB - 1 4 4 5 5 2 1 1 - -
Tot 1 4 5 4 16 5 2 1 2 - -

For survey notes below, show: entire note content OR just note title

2016-06-09 @ Malmo Bluff

Survey start time: 8:00, Observers: Carol Plunkett Michelle Kissinger, Ann Casey
adult PG count today: 39
total volunteer hours: 9.5
burrownopreysculpingunnelsother
22 2 - - -
total 2 - - -

disturbance - Eagle perched about bluff entire hour (8:00 - 9:00) (flee bluff or beach) There was an Eagle perched on the a limb overhanging the bluff that effected the PGs on the south end of our survey area, ( Mic and Ann's area) The PG stayed way out in the water, only occasionally flying in close to the shoreline and flying directly out again. The PGs at the north end of our survey area did not seem to be effected by the Eagle's presence.. note some VBs in Carol's area.

survey.note - High outgoing tide

2016-06-16 @ Malmo Bluff

Survey start time: 7:50, Observers: Carol Plunkett, Mic Kisinger, Ann Casey
adult PG count today: 31
total volunteer hours: 9.5
burrownopreysculpingunnelsother
4 2 - - 1
13 1 - - -
22 1 - - -
27 1 - - -
total 5 - - 1

disturbance - Two Eagles overshadowing burrows (7:58 - 8:17) (fly off water) One Eagle caught a crab and proceeded to eat it on the shoreline. Second Eagle stayed perched up on the bluff

disturbance - More eagle activitiy (8:23 - 8:33) (fly off water) Both eagles perched in middle of colony bluff, close together watching water and birds. Twice leaving bluff to harass a hunting Osprey

disturbance - Still more eagle activity (8:47 - 8:50) (fly off water) Both eagles perched on snags above bluff. They were both there when our survey time concluded.

survey.note - Lots of eagle activity, PGs often far off shore

2016-06-23 @ Malmo Bluff

Survey start time: 7:45, Observers: Carol Plunkett, Mic Kisinger, Ann Casey
adult PG count today: 23
total volunteer hours: 9.5
burrownopreysculpingunnelsother
4 - 1 1 -
13 - - 1 -
14 1 - - -
24 - - 3 -
26 - 1 - -
total 1 2 5 -

disturbance - eagle soaring close to burrows (8:25 - 8:30) (fly off water) Mature eagle cruising very close to burrows on bluff

disturbance - Again eagle cruising near burrows (8:41 - 8:45) (fly off water) Again and eagle is cruising very close to burrows on bluff.. this time the eagle was still cruising area when our survey time ended at 8:45am

survey.note - Cloudy, very windy day

2016-06-30 @ Malmo Bluff

Survey start time: 7:45, Observers: Carol Plunkett, Mic Kisinger, Ann Casey
adult PG count today: 30
total volunteer hours: 9.5
burrownopreysculpingunnelsother
4 2 1 1 -
12 - 1 - -
14 - - - 1
17 - - 1 -
total 2 2 2 1

disturbance - eagles perched north end of colony (7:45 - 8:45) (fly off water) An eagle was perched for the entire hour of our survey at the north end of the colony, no PGs activity at this end of the colony.

disturbance - Another eagle perched at south end of colony (7:45 - 8:32) (fly off water) A second eagle was perched at the south end of the colony near the burrows Mic observes.

survey.note - Overcast, no wind, very low tide

2016-07-07 @ Malmo Bluff

Survey start time: 7:50, Observers: Carol Plunkett, Mic Kisinger, Ann Casey
adult PG count today: 35
total volunteer hours: 9.5
burrownopreysculpingunnelsother
2 1 - - -
3 - - - 1
5 1 - - -
6a 1 - - -
9 2 - - 3
13 2 - - -
14 7 1 1 1
15 1 - - -
16 - 1 - -
17 3 1 - -
18 1 - - -
21 1 - - -
22 1 - - -
23 1 - - -
24 2 - - -
27 1 - - -
total 25 3 1 5

disturbance - NO DIST. 7/7/16 ( - ) () No dist. from eagles at all today.

survey.note - LOTS OF ACTION around bluff

2016-07-14 @ Malmo Bluff

Survey start time: 7:50, Observers: Carol Plunkett, Mic Kisinger, Ann Casey
adult PG count today: 32
total volunteer hours: 9.5
burrownopreysculpingunnelsother
1 - - 1 -
2 - - - 1
4 - - 1 1
14 - - - 1
17 - 1 1 -
total - 1 3 3

disturbance - eagle perched on snag (7:50 - 8:17) (fly off water) PGs out further in water, some carrying prey and waiting until the eagle left the snag at 8:17

survey.note - almost no activity due to eagle perched about bluff most of survey time

2016-07-21 @ Malmo Bluff

Survey start time: 7:50, Observers: Carol Plunkett, Mic Kisinger, Ann Casey
adult PG count today: 32
total volunteer hours: 9.5
burrownopreysculpingunnelsother
0 - - 1 -
24 - 1 - -
total - 1 1 -

disturbance - eagle perched on snag most of survey time (7:50 - 8:43) (fly off water) Many PGs, out in water, staying out, holding prey and not coming to burrows.

survey.note - Eagle seems to have taken up residence at our colony area

2016-07-28 @ Malmo Bluff

Survey start time: 7:50, Observers: Mic Kisinger, Ann Casey
adult PG count today: 17
total volunteer hours: 6.5
burrownopreysculpingunnelsother
2 - - 2 -
total - - 2 -

disturbance - Juvie Eagle cruising bluff (8:40 - 8:42) (fly off water) Juvie eagle cruising by bluff very close to burrows. PGs fly out to deeper water

survey.note - One Juvie PG seen at site

2016-08-04 @ Malmo Bluff

Survey start time: 7:45, Observers: Mic Kisinger, Ann casey
adult PG count today: 27
total volunteer hours: 6.5
burrownopreysculpingunnelsother
0 - - 1 -
2 3 - - -
total 3 - 1 -

disturbance - No disturbances today ( - ) () No eagles hanging around at our site today. Two Osprey hunting late in the hour.


2016-08-11 @ Malmo Bluff

Survey start time: 7:45, Observers: Mic Kisinger, Ann Casey
adult PG count today: 6
total volunteer hours: 6.5

no burrow data entered

disturbance - No distrubances today.. no eagles sighted during survey ( - ) ()

survey.note - NO burrow activity seen

2016-08-18 @ Malmo Bluff

Survey start time: 7:30, Observers: Ann Casey
adult PG count today: 14
total volunteer hours: 3.5

no burrow data entered

disturbance - No eagles today at our colony site ( - ) () This is the second week we have not observed eagles at our colony site.

survey.note - EIGHT Osprey hunting in waters around Malmo Bluff