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Malmo Bluff - 2020 - Cumulative Survey View

Summer 2020 - Cumulative Counts through 2020-08-12
Colony Wide Data click on any date to see its details
06-1206-1706-2407-0107-0807-1507-2207-2908-0508-12

 counts per survey date
 
# adult PG20163417283430223515
# adult PG (@start)1916271528283019356
# adult PG (@middle)20102817262421222915
# adult PG (@end)1916281028132915285
tide+5.16+1.97+6.68+1.9+7.21+1.17+6.39-0.19+6.99+1.42
vol hours10 hours5.256.2555.835.75652.02.0 hours

  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
burrow06-1206-1706-2407-0107-0807-1507-2207-2908-0508-12
1
1S
2
2S
3S
4S
total

# of unique burrows visited

VB - - 2 2 6 - 4 - - -
FB - - 1 - 3 2 1 1 - -
Tot - - 2 2 6 2 4 1 - -

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

2020-06-12 @ Malmo Bluff

Survey start time: 7:25, Observers: Lee Badovinus, Ann Linnea, Janet Stein, Frances Wood
highest PG count today (before 9:00): 20
PG count @start of survey: 19
PG count @middle of survey: 20
PG count @end of survey: 19
Starting Tide : +5.16 feet, direction: O
Total volunteer hours: 10 hours
burrownopreysculpingunnelsother
1S - - - -
total - - - -

disturbance - h:mm cause? ()

survey.note - no burrows confirmed; no disturbances identified

2020-06-17 @ Malmo Bluff

Survey start time: 7:10, Observers: Lee Badovinus & Janet Stein
highest PG count today (before 9:00): 16
PG count @start of survey: 16
PG count @middle of survey: 10
PG count @end of survey: 16
Starting Tide : +1.97 feet, direction: O
Total volunteer hours: 5.25

no burrow data entered

disturbance - 7:33 boat.m (Med) Two kayakers traveling close to shore & traveling north

disturbance - 7:37 eagle (Med) Eagle calling and flying along water's edge

disturbance - 7:40 eagle (Med) Three eagles calling & two chasing third eagle off bluff; eagle # 3 "cruising" beach

disturbance - 7:53 eagle (End) Eagle did a "fly by" along beach & shoreline; settled in tree overlooking the beach at the north end of the bluff

disturbance - 8:03 boat.nm (End) Same two kayakers traveling close to shore & returning south

disturbance - 8:09 other (End) Two osprey calling & flying over survey area close to the water's surface

survey.note - Suspected burrow activity:

2020-06-24 @ Malmo Bluff

Survey start time: 7:15, Observers: Janet Stein & Lee Badovinus
highest PG count today (before 9:00): 34
PG count @start of survey: 27
PG count @middle of survey: 28
PG count @end of survey: 28
Starting Tide : +6.68 feet, direction: O
Total volunteer hours: 6.25
burrownopreysculpingunnelsother
1 1 - - -
2 1 - 2 -
total 2 - 2 -

disturbance - 7:36 walker (N) A couple walking a small dog and a cat!

disturbance - 7:37 walker (Sm) A woman walked south at 7:37 and walked back north at 7:42. She walked close to shore and made a lot of noise on the cobble.


2020-07-01 @ Malmo Bluff

Survey start time: 7:10, Observers: Ann Linnea & Lee Badovinus
highest PG count today (before 9:00): 17
PG count @start of survey: 15
PG count @middle of survey: 17
PG count @end of survey: 10
Starting Tide : +1.9 feet, direction: O
Total volunteer hours: 5
burrownopreysculpingunnelsother
1 1 - - -
2 1 - - -
total 2 - - -

disturbance - h:mm cause? (?) There were no disturbances for the entire hour!


2020-07-08 @ Malmo Bluff

Survey start time: 6:55, Observers: Ann Linnea & Lee Badovinus
highest PG count today (before 9:00): 28
PG count @start of survey: 28
PG count @middle of survey: 26
PG count @end of survey: 28
Starting Tide : +7.21 feet, direction: O
Total volunteer hours: 5.83
burrownopreysculpingunnelsother
1 2 - - -
1S 1 - - -
2 1 4 5 1
2S 5 - 1 -
3S 4 - 1 -
4S 1 - - -
total 14 4 7 1

disturbance - 7:18 dog (Med) Seven birds were right along the shoreline when the walker and dog arrived.

disturbance - 7:36 eagle (Sm)

survey.note - A Flurry of Activity

2020-07-15 @ Malmo Bluff

Survey start time: 7:00, Observers: Janet Stein & Lee Badovinus
highest PG count today (before 9:00): 34
PG count @start of survey: 28
PG count @middle of survey: 24
PG count @end of survey: 13
Starting Tide : +1.17 feet, direction: O
Total volunteer hours: 5.75
burrownopreysculpingunnelsother
2 - - - 3
4S - - - 1
total - - - 4

disturbance - 7:00 other (Lg) A great horned owl sat on the bluff between burrows 2S & 3S from before 7:00 to 7:28 when it was chased off by a murder of crows. The owl found refuge in some brush on the bank about 200' north, but the crows continued to harass it until after 8:00.

disturbance - 7:03 eagle (Med)

disturbance - 7:40 eagle (Med)

disturbance - 7:51 eagle (N)


2020-07-22 @ Malmo Bluff

Survey start time: 7:00, Observers: Janet Stein & Lee Badovinus
highest PG count today (before 9:00): 30
PG count @start of survey: 30
PG count @middle of survey: 21
PG count @end of survey: 29
Starting Tide : +6.39 feet, direction: O
Total volunteer hours: 6
burrownopreysculpingunnelsother
1 - - - -
1S 1 - - -
2S 6 - - -
2 - - - -
3S 1 - - -
4S 2 - - 1
total 10 - - 1

disturbance - 7:01 other (End) At Malmo Bluff near Burrows 1 & 2, a peregrin falcon sat on the bluff during the entire survey, short of an unsuccessful fishing trip onto the water at 7:23 after which it returned to the bluff.


2020-07-29 @ Malmo Bluff

Survey start time: 7:00, Observers: Janet Stein & Lee Badovinus
highest PG count today (before 9:00): 22
PG count @start of survey: 19
PG count @middle of survey: 22
PG count @end of survey: 15
Starting Tide : -0.19 feet, direction: O
Total volunteer hours: 5
burrownopreysculpingunnelsother
1S - - - -
1 - - - -
2S - - - -
2 - - - -
3S - - - -
4S - - - 1
total - - - 1

disturbance - 7:04 eagle (N) There were quite a few eagles (five at the most at one time) on the beach, inland along the bluff, and flying overhead during the hour, but since the Guillemots were far offshore due to the low tide, the eagle activity seemed to have no influence.


2020-08-05 @ Malmo Bluff

Survey start time: 6:40, Observers: Lee Badovinus
highest PG count today (before 9:00): 35
PG count @start of survey: 35
PG count @middle of survey: 29
PG count @end of survey: 28
Starting Tide : +6.99 feet, direction: O
Total volunteer hours: 2.0
burrownopreysculpingunnelsother
1 - - - -
1S - - - -
2S - - - -
2 - - - -
3S - - - -
4S - - - -
total - - - -

disturbance - 6:48 eagle (N) One eagle flew along the beach at the shoreline.

disturbance - 7:04 other (N) Two river otters swam along the shoreline from 7:04 to 7:15.

survey.note - There were three instances of Guillemot murmuration. At 7:17, again at 7:24, and again at 7:34, 21 birds lifted from the water and flew as a group in twists and turns with flashes of white wing patches sparkling in the mornng sunlight.

2020-08-12 @ Malmo Bluff

Survey start time: 6:40, Observers: Lee Badovinus
highest PG count today (before 9:00): 15
PG count @start of survey: 6
PG count @middle of survey: 15
PG count @end of survey: 5
Starting Tide : +1.42 feet, direction: I
Total volunteer hours: 2.0 hours
burrownopreysculpingunnelsother
1S - - - -
1 - - - -
2S - - - -
3S - - - -
4S - - - -
total - - - -

disturbance - 7:17 eagle (N) An eagle perched in a tree on the bluff.

disturbance - 7:22 other (End) An osprey dove into the water and caught fish directly in between the observer and the Guillemots.